Youth Arts Small Grant Scheme

Background: Youth Arts Small Grants Scheme is part of a Scottish Government Covid-19 Funding Package to support the arts, administered by Creative Scotland. A number of organisations across Scotland have been awarded 'funding pots' through the Small Grants Scheme to distribute small grants to freelance artists, to work with children and young people across Scotland. The grants aim to create work opportunities for freelance artists and creative practitioners and provide arts activities for children and young people, especially those most affected by Covid-19.

Who can apply and how much can you apply for: This fund is open to freelance artists and creative practitioners living and working in Scotland looking to work directly with children and young people. The overall budget for this fund is £20,000.Applicants can apply for £2,000 to deliver projects.

How to apply:

1.Download the following documents:
   Background information (PDF) 
   Guidance Information & Application form (Word)

2. You will also need to upload your current CV and complete our the equalities monitoring form

Once fully completed please return all documents, including your current CV to Giles Agis, Carnival & Community Manager by 17.00 on the 26/02/2021. 

For a informal discussion about 'artist led' projects and the appliction process please email the Carnival and Community Manager at or call 07957287284

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