International Day of People with Disability

Applications now open: $1000 Sponsorship for International Day of People with Disability Events

International Day of People with Disability 

Through a grant from the WA Department of Communities, Developmental Disability WA is offering funds to support organisations and groups to hold inclusive community events or activities on or around the International Day of People with Disability on 3 December 2021.

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations observed day aimed at increasing public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability. The Australian Government has been supporting IDPwD since 1996 and provides funds to promote and raise awareness of the day and support activities around Australia.

Sponsorship of up to $1000 is available for organisations to deliver community events or activities, including: disability festivals, sporting events, disability forums, workshops, seminars, award ceremonies; and art, music, dance and other cultural events.

This sponsorship funding aligns with the vision of A Western Australia for Everyone: State Disability Strategy 2020-2030 to build a more inclusive Western Australia and empower people with disability to participate meaningfully in all parts of society.

Applicants will be required to align their events or activities with the Strategy.

Who is eligible to apply
•    Incorporated, not-for-profit, non-government organisations
•    Local government authorities
•    Un-incorporated organisations or community groups, applying through the auspice of an incorporated body or a local government authority.

Applications close: 4pm Tuesday 9 November 2021

Applications can be submitted the following ways:
Email to:
Deliver to: Developmental Disability WA, City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi St, West Perth
Post to: As above – Mail is only delivered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Please read the attached documents for more information about eligibility and how to apply.

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