Arts Council England- Financial support for artists, creative practitioners and freelancers

Artists and creative practitioners will be able to apply for grants of up to £2,500 if they have a track record in publicly funded culture.

They’re also looking to provide £4 million from this £20 million budget for grants to benevolent funds targeted at other cultural workers. More information on this will be shared soon.

Creative practitioners whose main work is focused on these artforms and disciplines are eligible

  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Visual Arts
  • Literature
  • Combined Arts
  • Museums practice

This work includes: choreographers, writers, translators, producers, editors, freelance educators in the disciplines and artforms the ACE support, composers, directors, designers, artists, craft makers and curators.

Magicians and comedians can apply to this fund, as long as they have a track record of receiving public funding for their work.

Potential applicants will need to register on application portal Grantium by Friday 3 April. There will be support for people to do this.

The Chancellor has  also announced support for organisations and individuals during the Covid-19 crisis. Go here for more guidance.

Published on:
25 Mar 2020


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