Opportunities and funding round-up – February 2021
We’ve rounded up February’s arts in criminal justice jobs, callouts, funding and more for you below.
Collective Power: 2021 CHWA awards call for submissions
Apply by 12th February
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Culture, Health and Wellbeing Awards, which this year is offering awards in the categories of climate, practitioner care, and collective power. A collaboration between the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance (CHWA), the Ideas Alliance and the Lived Experience Network, the Collective Power award aims to recognise an inspiring project, collective or movement of people in which meaningful partnership and co-production has improved the wellbeing of individuals and communities through culture and creativity. There is no cash prize, but winning entries will be showcased by CHWA and their partners. Find out more and apply here
Arts Council Wales Connect and Flourish grants reopen
Apply by 17th February
The second round of Arts Council Wales’ ‘Connect and Flourish’ grants is set to open on 17th February. ‘Connect and Flourish’ is a National Lottery supported fund from Arts Council Wales designed to encourage collaborative proposals between organisations, individuals, and creative professionals in Wales. Connect and Flourish grants range from £500 and £150,000 and place a strong emphasis on projects and relationships between individual artists and non-arts groups and organisations, and filling gaps in the arts infrastructure that the current pandemic has exposed. Find out more and apply here
‘Developing Your Creative Practice’ Fund for individual practitioners
Apply by 18th February
Arts Council England (ACE) has opened applications for another round of the ‘Developing Your Creative Practice’ Fund, which helps individual practitioners focus on their creative development by funding training, events, research, travel, mentoring, or time to develop ideas. This year, the fund is open to a wider range of practitioners and only requires one year’s experience outside of a formal educational setting. Grants range from £2000 to £10000 and are being distributed over four rounds between October 2020 and October 2021. For more information on how to apply, including easy-read application guidelines and case studies of previous successful applications, visit the ACE website here
Communications and Marketing Manager, Music in Detention (apply by 10th February)
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