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Footscray Community Arts Centre to Promote Arts and Cultural Experiences to the Disability Community with $20,000 Grant

State Trustees Australia Foundation has allocated $20,000 to Footscray Community Arts Centre as part of the 2020 Community Inclusion grant round.

The grant will help deliver ‘Creative Access’, an innovative accessible digital and print campaign created by artists with disability to promote arts and cultural experiences in Melbourne’s West to the disability community.

State Trustees Australia Foundation has allocated more than a quarter of a million dollars in grant funding to eleven charities as part of the 2020 Community Inclusion grant round. This grant round builds on the $26 million distributed to charities by State Trustees Australia Foundation over the past 25 years.

“Creative Access will be co-designed by people with disability to promote arts and culture in the disability community. We are proud to be associated with this innovative project.” said Matt Carrick, CEO State Trustees.

“These grant rounds are possible thanks to the individuals and families who donated to the Foundation during their lifetime or as a gift in their will as well as generous company donations.”

“FCAC is thrilled to have the generous support of State Trustees Australia Foundation for our project ‘Creative Access’, which aims to increase the visibility of people with lived experience of disability in the arts through a new innovative campaign.” Robyn Gawenda, Executive Director, FCAC

Grant details:
For more information on all the recipients in the 2020 Community Inclusion grant round please visit https://bit.ly/3bnCQfL.


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1- Esther Tuddenham speaking at Her Focus exhibition, 2019. Photograph by Gianna Rizzo.


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