Arts Council: Developing your Creative Practice (UK)
Arts Council is inviting applications for Developing your Creative Practice to support the broadest range of individuals possible and make a positive impact on creativity and culture. Developing your Creative Practice (DYCP) supports the development of independent cultural and creative practitioners.
They can support creative practitioners doing work related to their supported artforms and disciplines.
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They have increased the programme budget to £18,000,000 for the next twelve months.
This programme will give individuals the opportunity to apply for £2,000 to £10,000, to take a dedicated period of time to focus on their own cultural and creative development, and take them to the next stage in their practice.
For applicants with personal access costs, you can also include these on top of the £10,000 maximum.
What can I apply for?
Activities can be up to one year in length. Some examples of things you can apply for are:
building new networks for future development/presentation of work
creating new work
experimenting with new collaborators or partners
international travel to explore other practice or work with mentors
professional development activities
research and development time to explore practice and take risks
taking time to reflect on the impact of Covid-19 on your practice and practical steps to support your work to be more sustainable in future
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Developing your Creative Practice supports activity focused on these artforms and disciplines:
Any development activity they support must focus on one or more of these artforms and disciplines, but they know that people work in all sorts of settings and ways.
Dancers, choreographers, writers, translators, producers, publishers, editors, musicians, conductors, composers, actors, directors, designers, artists, craft makers, curators, DJs, performer/creators, arts and cultural educators, community practitioners/engagement specialists, movement directors, cultural conservators, creative enablers, creative technicians.
Anyone who applies to Developing your Creative Practice needs to:
apply as an individual, or as a small group of practitioners who usually collaborate in their work. Organisations cannot apply, and individuals cannot apply on behalf of an organisation
be based within (live in) England
have a UK bank account in the exact name they’re applying in (if you apply as a small group of practitioners, one person should submit the application and take the lead on managing the grant, and should provide their bank details)
be at least 18 years old
have one years’ creative practice experience outside a formal education context
For more information, visit https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/DYCP