Technical Assistance Workshop
Ohio Arts Council's
Artists with Disabilities Access Program
Get a detailed overview of the ADAP grant components, application process, and tips to help you tell your story!
Friday, February 17
10:00am - 12:00pm
Visionaries + Voices
Northside Gallery + Studio
3841 Spring Grove Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45223
Space is limited.
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The ADAP grant is a program of
2017 Grant Deadlines
for activities occurring
July 2017 through June 30, 2018:
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Friday, December 1, 2017
Provides technical assistance for ADAP on
behalf of Ohio Arts Council.
**This is not a VSA Ohio grant.**
Click here to read the Guidelines (pdf)
Click here to view the application as a Word document.
Click here to visit the OAC's online grant system, ARTIE, and start your grant.
What the program supports:
The Artists with Disabilities Access Program (ADAP) provides funding that gives individual artists with disabilities - and organizations that serve them - the resources they need to further their artistic development. Creative expression by artists of all abilities is essential to building dynamic and diverse communities throughout Ohio, and developing an artistic career is a long-term process. ADAP awards help artists with disabilities advance their artistic practices, making Ohio a more accessible and inclusive place to build an artistic career.
Individual Artist Information:
Creative and performing artists who have a
disability, are residents of Ohio, and who are not students may apply. Artists may apply as an:
No matching funds are required.
Funds may be used for a variety of expenses, including professional development, supplies, professional services, and travel. Consult the Guidelines for a full description of the types of activities which can be funded. Professional Artists will need to include support materials demonstrating you are a professional artist.
Nonprofit arts and cultural organizations of any discipline or other nonprofits that provide arts programming may apply.
Organizations may apply for a variety of expenses and initiatives which are dedicated to advancing the artistic careers of artists with disabilities.
Current OAC operating support grantees must demonstrate how the proposed project is separate from or an outgrowth of ongoing programming.
How to Apply:
**VSA Ohio will provide assistance if you cannot access a computer to complete the online application.
Contact VSA Ohio at 614.241.5325 with accessibility needs or to receive ADAP materials in an alternative format.
VSA Ohio, 77 S. High Street, 2nd floor, Columbus, OH 43215
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Derek Mortland, ADA and Community Outreach Coordinator