Arts Council Developing Your Creative Practice grants: list of successful applicants and details of early 2020 application deadlines

Round 6 winners of the Arts Council’s Developing Your Creative Practice grants programme are listed on the Arts Council website.  This link also takes you to downloadable spreadsheets for Rounds 1-5 awards, which can be filtered by name, project, size of grant, area, local authority area and main discipline.

The Arts Council received 557 eligible applications for Round 6 and made 147 awards totalling £1,345,557.

Developing your Creative Practice offers grants of between £2,000 and £10,000 for individual artists or small groups of creative practitioners (this includes dancers, choreographers, writers, translators, producers, publishers, editors, musicians, conductors, composers, actors, directors, designers, artists, craft makers, and curators ) in England for activities focused on:

o Music.
o Theatre.
o Visual Arts.
o Museums practice.
o Combined arts.
o Visual arts, and
o Dance.

The Arts Council has allocated an annual budget of £3.6 million for the programme. Round 7 closed in November 2019.

The next application deadlines are:

o Round 8 opens on Thursday 16 January with a deadline of Thursday 13 February 2020.
o Round 9 opens on Thursday 9 April with a deadline of Thursday 7 May 2020.

Further information about the programme is available on the Arts Council website.


Images: Sarah Vigars, based at The Mansion, a community facility in the centre of Totnes, Devon, was
awarded a grant in Round 6 of Developing Your Creative Practice towards the development of her woodcarving practice.