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Funding: National Lottery Project Grants scheme, Arts Council England

Funding: National Lottery Project Grants scheme, Arts Council England

Project Grants is an open access programme for arts, museums and libraries projects, funded by the National Lottery. The fund will support thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations. Some small updates to  guidance and information sheets have recently been made. Grants between £1,000 – £100,000 are available. If you’re applying for £15,000 or under, … Continue reading

Funding: B&Q community re-use scheme

DIY store B&Q operates a community re-use scheme through all its branches across the UK. The scheme donates unsellable products and materials for re-use by local schools, other educational institutions and community groups, for the benefit of the local community and the environment. All items are donated on the understanding that they will be re-used … Continue reading

Opportunity: Fun Palaces 2019

Fun Palaces is an ongoing campaign for cultural democracy, with an annual weekend of action every October. The campaign promotes culture at the heart of community and community at the heart of culture. The weekend of action uses the combination of arts, craft, science, tech, digital, heritage and sports activities, led by local people for … Continue reading

Resource: A better place to live – how arts and culture investment is improving communities

Resource: A better place to live – how arts and culture investment is improving communities

Arts Council England reports on some great examples of how public investment in arts and culture is making towns better places to live. From creating jobs and supporting education to boosting tourism and making weekends fun, public investment in art and culture benefits the local economy and the community. Find out more at https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/art-culture-and-economy/better-place-live-how-arts-and-culture-investment-improving-communities

Opportunity: Social Art International Artist Call

Murze Magazine has launched an international artist call out with a focus on artists response to the political sphere and Climate Change. They are looking for social artists that use their skills to help promote and improve communities or affect social change. This is not genre or medium specific but artists who use their practice … Continue reading

Opportunity: Co-Creating Change Project Commissions

Co-Creating Change is a network and programme which explores the role which artists, cultural organisations and communities can play to co-create change together around the UK and beyond.  The first round of Co-Creating Change Project Commissions is now open for applications until Monday 27th May 2019. Applications are open to everyone, whether or not they are … Continue reading