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We’ve teamed up with Plymouth College of Art to award creative and digital projects in Plymouth with a share of £15,000 match funding.

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Through our new competition, we’re on the lookout for 20 creative and digital people, organisations, or businesses in Plymouth who need funding to make their ideas a reality. For example, you could be looking to create your first interactive game, magazine, feature film or virtual art gallery.

Successful entrants will have the opportunity to win up to a total £3,500, with all 20 entrants receiving at least £500.

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So what are you waiting for?

To enter, tell us your creative or digital idea before 3 June 2022.

Tell us your idea

Key dates

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13 May - 3 June

Call for entry

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6 June

Shortlisted entrants notified

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8 June

Coaching begins

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27 June

Crowdfunding live!

How the funding works

The £15,000 is split between two funding pots. £10,000 is ring-fenced to ensure all 20 shortlisted projects receive £500 match funding, subject to hitting milestone one. The remaining £5,000 match funding is available on a first come, first served basis to the 20 shortlisted projects, subject to hitting milestones two and three outlined below.

£500

Milestone one

Raise £500 from at least 20 supporters, receive a £500 pledge. (20 x £500 available)

£1,000

Milestone two

Raise a further £1,000 from the crowd, receive a £1000 pledge. (3 x £1k available)

£2,000

Milestone three

Raise a further £2,000 from the crowd, receive a £2,000 pledge. (1 x £2k available)


Tell us your idea

To enter, tell us your creative or digital idea before Friday 3 June, midday.

Applicant educational institution, organisation or business name

Your full name

Your role in the organisation

Website address

Please provide a brief description about your organisation (max 50 words)

Does the organisation have its own bank account?

If you are a business, how long has your business been running for?

If your business has been running for over a year, are you fundraising for a new digital venture?

Organisation income in the last financial year

Please explain how your project has a focus on digital innovation.

Please explain how your project is doing something creative?

Will your project benefit people within the Plymouth area? If its not currently, how would you address this if the opportunity arose?

Please provide a breakdown of project costs

Item and Cost

Do you plan to use these funds to start a business in the future?

How much of funding has been secured/applied for from other sources?

Project summary (Tell us what the project you are crowdfunding for aims to achieve (Max 100 words)

Where will your project activity take place?

How many volunteers support the organisation?

How many staff are in the organisation (FTE's)?

Please provide your organisation or charity registration number (if applicable)


About iMayflower

This activity is part of the iMayflower project and has been supported by The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, who fund the Cultural Development Fund, which is administered by Arts Council England.

iMayflower is delivered in partnership with Creative England, Crowdfunder, Destination Plymouth, Plymouth City Council, Plymouth College of Art, Real Ideas Organisation and the University of Plymouth

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