£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

The opera story: snow image

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 backers
  • £7.4k raised
  • 35 days
Fidel: a musical image

Fidel: a musical Hampshire

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

Successfully funded

  • 51 backers
  • £5k 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).