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New £1m Arts and Tradition Fund for Essex


New £1m Arts and Culture Fund for Essex

We’re launching a brand new £1 million fund to help Essex’s artwork and tradition sector over the following 5 years. The Essex County Council Arts and Cultural Fund will open on Tuesday 4th January. It is going to provide artists and cultural organisations grants from £2,500 to £30,000 to ship tasks.

The fund will likely be open to particular person artists and co-operatives, neighborhood teams, charities, neighborhood curiosity corporations, social enterprises and personal and public organisations.

Previous to the pandemic, Essex’s inventive sector was the third largest within the UK, using greater than 25,000 folks. It contributed an estimated £2.6 billion to the county’s financial system. The brand new fund will help and rejuvenate the Essex arts and tradition sector, in addition to the county’s cities and metropolis excessive streets.

Councillor Graham Butland, Essex County Council Cupboard Member for Devolution, the Arts Heritage and Tradition, mentioned: “We consider {that a} thriving inventive sector is a part of a powerful financial system and one which can rejuvenate our excessive streets. It’s my hope that the Arts and Cultural Fund will help the varied and vibrant communities we’ve all through the county.”

Purposes for the Arts and Cultural Fund are open from Tuesday 4th January 2022 till Monday twenty eighth February 2022. Profitable grant submissions will likely be introduced on the finish of March 2022. Expressions of curiosity could be made now.

Extra details about the fund and the way to apply is on the market on the Discover Essex web site.

Final up to date
10 December 2021


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