A new programme from Arts Council England, Developing your Creative Practice has been designed to support the development of independent creative practioners working in dance, theatre, music, visual arts, literature, combined arts or museums practice. The aim is to offer practitioners the time and space to work on ambitious and innovative research and development opportunities to make a step-change in their practice.
Arts Council England is looking for exciting, ambitious proposals that allow applicants to take that important next step in the way they make their work. Applicants are encouraged to consider their long-term needs and proposals can cover creative research and development or building skills through international exchange. Examples might include:
This fund is only open to individuals over the age of 18 years who:
Awards of £2, 000 - £10, 000 (from a total pot of £3.6 million per year) are made through quarterly rounds. Funded project activities can last up to one year.
Round 2 will open for applications at 10am on 12 July 2018 and close at 12pm (noon) on 16 August 2018.
For further information or to check eligibility contact Arts Council England by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0845 300 6200).
See also application guidelines