Arts Council – Developing Your Creative Practice

Arts Council England

What can you receive?
£2,000 - £12,000


27 April 2023

Funding to support individuals who are cultural and creative practitioners and want to take time to focus on their creative development.

Round 17

Opens for applications: Midday, 28 March 2023

Closes for applications: Midday, 27 April 2023

Decisions aim to be issued: 11 July 2023


Who can apply?

Individual creative or cultural practitioners. If you’ve made two unsuccessful or one successful application to DYCP since 17 April 2019 (Round 5), you won’t be eligible to apply to Round 17. You can find full eligibility criteria in the guidance for applicants.

What can I apply for?

You can apply for development activities our supported disciplines, for example undertaking a period of research, networking, or time to create new work.

How much can I apply for?


Can I get help to apply?

Yes! If you have an access requirement, we provide support including alternative versions of the guidance for applicants or paying for a support worker.

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