ACW Stabilisation Fund for Individuals

    ACW Stabilisation Fund for Individuals Opens on 29th May and closes 15th June for 1-10K Guidelines and FAQ’s are here: https://arts.wales/stabilisation-fund-for-individuals On 15th May Groundwork held an open Zoom meeting to discuss the above fund. Below is an outline of the scheme and queries/responses that came up during that conversation. We put a number of…

    Announcing Seeds Dispersed Residency Artists

    Announcing the artists who are receiving our Seeds Dispersed grants to research and create projects remotely Groundwork have allocated the remaining budget for this program to allowing dance artists in Wales to keep making and creating. We had a huge number of wonderful applications and wished we had budget to fund many more. These are…

    UPDATED USEFUL LINKS

      Practice One Dance UK has collated what they say is a comprehensive list of online dance classes. It is a little overwhelming but helpfully laid out in calendar form and super handy if you are looking for a nice varied source of practices. For a somatic and improvised approach, our friends at Independent Dance have gone…

    ACW Urgent Response Fund and other key financial options

    ACW Urgent Response Fund for Individuals is now open to applications https://arts.wales/urgent-response-fund-for-individuals (*Please note ACW has closed all its usual funding schemes for at least six months) Below Groundwork has: Drawn together an outline of the fund including key points from our open Zoom meeting last week. A summary of questions that we have raised…

    Useful links for support

    Here are some more useful UK wide links: The Place Plus financial support options http://www.equitycharitabletrust.org.uk/coronavirusemergencysupport/  https://www.dancefund.org.uk/grants/crisis/ Wales based artists: https://www.walesartsreview.org/help-wales-arts-review-raise-emergency-funds-for-artists/ and support for organisations from Welsh government (additional to UK support). https://businesswales.gov.wales/financial-support-and-grants

    Self employed links and Martin’s Money tips

    Here are some more links for the self employed:- Martin’s Money Saving Tips re. Chancellor announces help for self employed   Self-employment Income Support Scheme   Coronavirus – help for the self-employed

    Seed Commission opportunity from Cardiff Dance Festival

    Opportunity to apply for a Seed Commission from Cardiff Dance Festival – Commission details: The aim of the seed commission is to help an individual practitioner, who may have a project company they work through, to develop a proposal for which we can jointly seek production development support. We have £1,500 available for the commission.…

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Seeds Dispersed – Open call

Groundwork are delighted to offer three paid residencies to dance/movement artists based in Wales, to be completed between September and October. The residency can take many forms; we want it to be shaped by you and your current artistic enquiries. It does not need to be product driven, but can be if that is relevant…

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