Deadline: December 3rd, 2021
Disability organisation ThisAbility has launched a creative fund to support disabled artists from BIPOC and minority backgrounds.
The Disability Radical Imagination Fund will deliver ten grants of up to £1,500 to further disabled creatives’ practices, including those of artists, musicians, screenwriters, authors, writers, filmmakers, actors, designers, and more.
Applications can also be uploaded in audio or video format for broader access.
“As a Disabled AF, South Asian man, Continual WIP, I understand and have experienced what it means to be excluded in the workplace and within society. Disabled people have infinite imagination within limitations and our wisdom is a potential goldmine for the world’s biggest problems,” said ThisAbility founder and chief purpose officer Sulaiman Khan.
“Yet, Disabled creatives and our narrative is never heard nor a part of any conversation. I am delighted that I have started to build capacity to launch this fund that is long overdue and I hope we are able to continue this as my legacy long after I am gone. This fund is the beginning of work we are destined to do and the start of investment (financial and social) into our Disabled global family,” he added.
Visit ThisAbility for more information.