Tagged with arts and culture

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: BlueSpark Foundation

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to BlueSpark Foundation to support the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. BlueSpark is particularly keen to support projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and young … 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: 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

Arts Council reports back on its consultation findings for its direction in the ten years, 2020 to 2030

Arts Council reports back on its consultation findings for its direction in the ten years, 2020 to 2030

Arts Council England report that they heard a broad range of opinions from voices up and down the country in their consultation on shaping the next ten years. This blog https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/blog/consulting-next-ten-years-what-we-heard gives a brief summary. After giving people the opportunity to tell them their thoughts, they’ve considered everything they’ve heard and are currently drafting their … Continue reading

Training/Networking: Why should we celebrate age through arts and heritage? A skills and development day for artists and those working alongside older people

Training/Networking: Why should we celebrate age through arts and heritage? A skills and development day for artists and those working alongside older people

Why Should we celebrate Age through arts and heritage? A skills and development day for artists and those working alongside older people Date: 21 June 2019 Times: 10.00am – 4.00pm Venue: Wiltshire Music Centre To date, the Celebrating Age Wiltshire (CAW) project has touched the lives of over 3,000 participants in the county, through the hard work of … Continue reading