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DG Unlimited: Bright Sparks Fund

Funding for established creative practitioners to develop innovative and ambitious new work

Deadline: 24/11/2019

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This opportunity is offered through DG Unlimited. To apply for the Bright Sparks fund, please contact them directly. 

Applications are now open for DG Unlimited's Bright Sparks Fund. This fund aims to support established creative practitioners based in Dumfries & Galloway. Practitioners from any discipline can apply for funding to create innovative and ambitious new work.

Bright Sparks aims to:

  • enable artists to take creative risks in the pursuit of furthering their creative practice;
  • fund creative ideas that inspire people, fill people with energy and enthusiasm to experience the arts in Dumfries and Galloway.

The total amount of funding available for Bright Sparks is £12,000. DGU anticipate funding 3 or 4 ideas at around £3,000 – £4,000 each.

Bright Sparks is part of Creatives Unlimited, DGU’s one-year programme that aims to support creative practitioners to raise ambition, stimulate growth and help fulfil their potential.
 
Practitioners interested in applying should contact DG Unlimited to discuss their idea. Eligible candidates will then be sent an Expression of Interest form, which must be submitted by midnight on Thursday 24th November.
 
To read the full guidelines and apply, visit the DG Unlimited website.