£125,000 of extra funding for artists image

Up to £10,000 of £125,000 fund

There's extra funding of up to £10,000 (or 25% of funding target) available to artists and arts organisations raising between £4,000 and £40,000 on Crowdfunder.

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Up to £10,000 of extra funding for artists and arts organisations

Supporting a dynamic and captivating English arts scene

We want to discover England’s most exciting artists and arts organisations-  who are bringing something to their local community or the people and communities around them.

With the support of the Arts Council England, we have £125,000 of extra funding to put towards crowdfunding projects. Do you have an artistic project or an idea that will help you develop as an artist? If so, you could get up to £10,000 extra funding towards your crowdfunding project.

Projects that fit the bill

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Picasso's Women Greater London

We seek to raise support for performances of three of Brian McAvera's 'Picasso's Women' at Art Galleries in 2017 & 2018.

  • 16 supporters
  • £3.4k raised
  • 27 days left
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The Pixies' Scarf Bristol

To make and tour a new visual puppet show for families called The Pixies Scarf, and start our new Outreach programme for kids!

  • 45 supporters
  • £3.3k raised
  • 11 days left
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Save Redwing Arts and Community Hub Cornwall

Our building is under threat from development: We need help to secure a long-term base for Redwing arts and community hub.

Stretch target £140,000
  • 42 supporters
  • £21.4k raised
  • 6 days left
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Broken Abacus Cornwall

Promoting excellence in Cornish Creativity. Creating the go-to online hub for connecting Cornish artists with art lovers anytime, anywhere.

Successfully overfunded

  • 49 supporters
  • £6.1k raised
  • 29 days
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Relative Poverty South Yorkshire

Raise awareness of destitution through documentary artist residencies with families in Doncaster Dec 2016 - Mar 2017.

Successfully funded

  • 49 supporters
  • £4k raised
  • 30 days
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Fidel: a musical Hampshire

Help our musical go to the Edinburgh Festival and beyond!!!!

Successfully funded

  • 51 supporters
  • £5k raised
  • 28 days
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The Opera Story: Snow Greater London

Snow: an immersive opera never seen before. World Premiere in February 2017 at the Bussey Building, in London.

Successfully overfunded

  • 78 supporters
  • £7.4k raised
  • 35 days
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One Dress Greater London

Using traditional couture crafts to illustrate a voice for women in a single unique textiles artwork; One Dress.

Successfully overfunded

  • 65 supporters
  • £4.1k raised
  • 17 days
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Is this a Waste Land? East Sussex

We're making a new head-phoned, participatory live performance for disused urban spaces which offers new ways of being together.

Successfully overfunded

  • 63 supporters
  • £4k raised
  • 28 days

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Arts Council England

Arts Council England champion artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people's lives. They invest public money from government, and money raised by players of the National Lottery to support activities from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections. This extra funding is supported by Nesta and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).