Grants you can apply to as a creator! #2✨


Grants you can apply to as a creator! #2✨

by Wishu
29 July 2020

Here is a list of UK creative funds to apply to for extra funding… Part 2 🧑🏽‍🎨

Hopefully, you’ve already received some kind of financial support from the UK Covid-19 related schemes. But as we all know a lot of creative fall into a situation where they don’t fit into any government schemes. If that sounds like you, don’t worry, there are many other organisations and programmes offering their support during these pandemic times.

If you’re a creative who is looking for financial help, we prepared you a list of eligible grants that you can apply to now.

𝗛𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗻𝘀: 𝗙𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗱
𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗺𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗴𝗲𝘁? £2,000-£5,000
For professional musicians to undertake UK-based projects that develop and test new work, ideas or potential career directions through inspiring periods of collaborative research and development. We want to highlight that in this round we welcome applications that will explore the above through the use of remote, digital, or online collaboration tools or performance spaces. For example, the use of Skype rehearsals or live-streamed performance.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝘆: September 14th
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://bit.ly/2Ux9zcX

𝗕𝗙𝗜: 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗳𝘂𝗻𝗱𝘀
BFI is committed to supporting the independent industry as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll, and is working to ensure the industry can continue to thrive on the other side of this crisis.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://bit.ly/2DTBqyv

𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗼𝗻 𝗚𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱
The season for Change is delighted to launch Common Ground, 𝗮 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗳𝗼𝘂𝗿 £𝟭𝟬,𝟬𝟬𝟬 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 for artists, makers or creators, and a professional development programme focused on cultural climate leadership, which is supported by Arts Council England and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝘆: Thursday 30 July 2020
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://bit.ly/3h6zJvZ

𝗗𝗮𝗱𝗮𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁: 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻
DaDaFest, Unlimited, and the Granada Foundation are inviting d/Deaf and/or disabled artists to apply for four festival 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝘂𝗽 𝘁𝗼 £𝟮,𝟱𝟬𝟬. The commissions will be presented as part of DaDaFest’s 2020/21 season of activities.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝘆: Monday 20 July 2020
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://bit.ly/30lET0f

𝗗𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘀 𝗦𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗺𝗲
The Directors Support Scheme offers emergency help to Directors in acute need and is designed for short-term support. 𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 £𝟱𝟬𝟬. For those in need of long-term, continuous assistance, contact the Foundation directly.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝘆: No deadline
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://bit.ly/3fFpn5M

𝗘𝗾𝘂𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗕𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘃𝗼𝗹𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗱
If you are a professional actor or stage manager, Equity Benevolent Fund is open for applications from members and can 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝘂𝗽 𝘁𝗼 £𝟯𝟱𝟬 𝘁𝗼 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝘁𝗼𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀. They can also cover your subscription fee so that you don’t have to cancel your membership.and can provide up to £350 to help towards rent and bills.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝘆: No deadline
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://bit.ly/2DSpBsq

𝗛𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗻𝘀 𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗛𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗱: 𝗣𝗵𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝟮
Help Musicians’ second wave of financial hardship support will help professional musicians who were ineligible for government emergency safety nets or unable to survive on what they receive. For those who are eligible, to the extent that funds allow, the charity will offer grant payments for the period 1 June to 31 October, to top up Universal Credit payments where relevant. Where an applicant does not qualify for Universal Credit but is still experiencing significant financial hardship, an assessment will be made based on individual circumstances.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝘆: No deadline
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://bit.ly/39hCkRb

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗦𝘆𝗹𝘃𝗶𝗮 𝗪𝗮𝗱𝗱𝗶𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗨𝗞: 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗–𝟭𝟵 𝗘𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗰𝘆 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗱
The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation has set up an emergency fund for 𝘂𝗽 𝘁𝗼 £𝟭,𝟬𝟬𝟬 to help small to medium-sized visual arts and performance organisations (charity, CIC or registered society whose income is no more than £50,000) who are struggling to manage the financial impact of COVID-19 either because of increased demand for their services or loss of income. The fund is targeted at organisations in a critical position.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝘆: No deadline
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://bit.ly/3h7nYp1

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗧𝘂𝗿𝗯𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗿𝗲: 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗱𝘀 𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗙𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗿𝘀
The Turbine Theatre is a charity offering unique financial support for freelancers working in the creative industries. If you’re in need of financial support then all you need to do is email 𝘀𝘂𝗯𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀@𝗽𝗮𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗮𝘆𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀.𝗰𝗼𝗺 with a few sentences about your situation. All emails will be kept completely confidential. The board will draw funds every ten days depending on how our fundraising efforts are going and will prioritise donations at their discretion.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝘆: No deadline
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: submissions@paultaylormills.com

𝗬𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗱: 𝗜𝗻𝗰𝘂𝗯𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗱
𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝗳 £𝟱,𝟬𝟬𝟬 𝘁𝗼 £𝟯𝟬,𝟬𝟬𝟬 are available to businesses, collectives, and not-for-profits working in the music industries. The fund is designed to help open up access to sustainable careers in music for people aged 18-25, particularly those who are underrepresented; and to support creative employers to innovate and incubate new and diverse talent.
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝘆: Friday 14 August 2020
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://bit.ly/2B81jJQ


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