Developing Your Creative Practice

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Funding to support individuals who are cultural and creative practitioners and want to take time to focus on their creative development.

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Who can apply?

Individual creative or cultural practitioners.

If you’ve made two unsuccessful or one successful application to DYCP since 10 October 2019 (Round 7), you won’t be eligible to apply to Round 19. You can find full eligibility criteria in the guidance for applicants.

Every time we open a new round this restriction will move forward by one round. If you’ve made two unsuccessful or one successful application since since 15 October 2020 (Round 8) you won’t be eligible to apply for Round 20.

This means all applicants will have the chance to apply again.

What can I apply for?

You can apply for development activities our supported disciplines, for example undertaking a period of research, networking, or time to create new work.

How much can I apply for?

£2000-£12,000

Can I get help to apply?

Yes! If you have an access requirement, we provide support including alternative versions of the guidance for applicants or paying for a support worker.

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