Arts Council England have re-purposed all their investment in response to the Covid-19 crisis to create two emergency funding streams to support both individual artists/creative practitioners/freelancers (up to £2,500) and organisations (up to £35,000).
There are two rounds for submission, with deadlines on 16th and 30th April.
Click here for more detailed information and guidance about each fund.
Metal are working with consultant and fundraiser Rachel Drury to deliver a digital seminar and Q&A session ahead of each funding deadline.
Thurs 23 April, 6pm – 7.30pm.
The session will be hosted on Zoom.
It will offer an overview of the funding strands with practical tips and guidance, in addition to a responsive Q&A session. Attendees are invited to send questions in advance by 4pm, Thurs 23 April at latest (details on where to send your questions can be found in your ticket confirmation email).
Booking is essential. Book your free ticket here.
Once your ticket has been confirmed, you will receive a link and password via email, in order to enter the seminar.
Rachel Drury is a creative producer, fundraiser, strategist and co-founder of art/tech company Collusion. For 15 years, Rachel worked at a senior level for Arts Council England contributing to strategic developments and place-making initiatives. Since leaving in 2013, she’s raised in excess of £3m for a range of arts projects.