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Micro Grants for Professional Folk Artists, English Folk Dance and Song Society

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Micro Grants for Professional Folk Artists, English Folk Dance and Song Society

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Thanks to donations we are delighted to announce this new fund of Micro Grants for Professional Folk Artists who live and work in England.  

Six grants of £500 each are being offered to folk artists to support anything that will help develop their professional career. This could be – 

  • Time to develop creative projects

  • Support for the production of new albums

  • Instrument purchase

  • Technical equipment purchase (eg portable sound equipment)

  • Other training and development activities (including courses) 

This list is not exhaustive

Applicants can be at any stage of their career but must be working as a professional artist in the folk arts (eg music, dance, storytelling). Applications will be accepted from individuals and groups of artists. The maximum award to each successful application will be £500 regardless of the number of artists involved in the application. 

Grants must be used by 31 December 2021.

Applicants must complete the accompanying application form and return via email (if this is problematic, please contact us).

The closing date for completed application is Thursday 29 November 2020.  All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application before Christmas.

For queries, please contact [email protected] or [email protected]

Please visit the EFDSS website to download the guidelines and application form: https://www.efdss.org/artist-development/artists/micro-grants

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