ARTS GRANT SUPPORT
Our arts grant support options have been tailored for both large and small scale funding; having been designed around Arts Council England, National Lottery, Culture Recovery and DYCP grant requirements or similar.
We aim to communicate the strength and value of your application through clear expression of your vision and worth, whilst also encouraging and reassuring funders by meeting the wider cultural and equality goals set by that funder.
Art Grants During COVID-19
The arts have an important role to play in societal sustainability and ensuring increased creativity, connection and vibrancy in our live; especially during COVID-19.
Funding has been made available to support the arts during this time, yet many applications are not acknowledging highly important COVID-19 considerations when applying for funding during 2021.
Working With You.
Our grant support services have been designed with your budget and privacy in mind.
We work to the 'A-N artist fair pay policy' of £26/hour. Its only fair we don’t get paid more than the artists we work with. To help, we also offer a refund option on our Audience Participation Planning service. No matter the reason for an application being rejected, we will refund you £75, no questions asked.
We work under the strictest confidentiality. We never share your application information, all documents are stored in accordance to GDPR confidentiality laws and confidentiality agreements can be provided.
Free for Under 21s.
To support those in the early stages of their career, we offer a one-hour grant consultancy call and/or proof reading for free for anyone under 21.
Simply, make your age clear when enquiring or booking a time slot.
Our Work and ACE.
We have worked to understand ACE funding, grant applications, NPO applications, requirements and monitoring. We have developed audience engagement and digital policy development planning that can be submitted as part of funding applications; demonstrating intent and commitment on the part of the applicant.
Our Work with Arts Audience Insights CIC
Research into the arts audience is crucial to support the industry moving forward. We pride ourselves on our knowledge of contemporary arts audiences, their changing habits and the means of connecting with them. We work alongside arts audience R&D CIC, Arts Audience Insights to widen access for traditionally unengaged, underrepresented or discriminated groups. Key findings from our research can be read here.
Our research projects have included,
Arts Audiences: Establishing Opportunities for Engagement.
An Experimental Investigation of how Digital Engagement Can Deepen and Democratise Artistic Exchange with Audiences.
Audience Development: A Focus on Widening Participation.
Audience Participation Planning
Audience participation and public engagement documentation to support grant funding up to £100,000.
ACE state that all National Lottery and Culture Recovery grant applications must be supported by a 'strong audience development, marketing or communications plan'.
Fully realised audience participation documents, to support an application, work to demonstrate strength and vision; encouraging and reassuring the funder. By clearly demonstrating your access and inclusion forecasts; these documents include planning to fulfil the requirements of ACE Goal 2 and Equality Objectives.
Read what ACE have to say on the importance of understanding audiences for grant applications. HERE.
£250 incl. VAT
With a £75 refund if the application is unsuccessful.
Artist Grant Consultancy Clinic
Best for one-off or short-term support for DYCP applications or similar.
A personalised conversation that clarifies the grant application process and provides actionable advice to take the uncertainty out of arts funding for independent artists.
Communicate your deservingness through artistic vision and demonstrate how your application will fulfil the goals of Arts Council England and benefit the public at some point in the future.
£20/hour incl. VAT
Bookable in slots of 1 hour.
Free 30-minute video consultation beforehand. To prepare material for the clinic session.
Free extra 30-minutes if 1 hour isn't enough.