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Funding for Arts, Media, SME's, Social Enterprises and Sole Traders

  • Thamesmead
  • 1 days
  • Closing date: 30/10/2019
  • CNT Associates Ltd

This workshop is designed to address the needs of arts and media, social enterprises, charities, small businesses and sole traders that need funding and support, whether you’re an established business/organisation or a ‘start up’, developing a funding strategy and accessing funding is vital. This workshop reviews a wide range of options, from grants to European funding and from loans to consultancy support and public funding. We show you where the money is and how to access it. We review partnership working and show you funding for work with schools, other education organisations, charities and social enterprises. We also look at what is available in terms of consultancy support and other support in kind.

Benefits to the participant

  • Be more informed about arts, media and creative industry funding opportunities
  • Be able to identify potential sources of funding
  • Be able to identify areas for development
  • Be able to identify grant, loan, training and apprenticeship programme opportunities
  • This workshop will provide you with a wide range of support to develop a funding strategy for your organisation

Who Should Attend?

Arts project managers, arts educators and outreach workers directors, business owners, charity officials, sole traders, social enterprise managers, arts agencies, local government, colleges and university staff.

Key Learning Points

  • Learn about sources of funding - including grants, loans, arts council funding, consultancy support and ‘support in kind’
  • Learn how to get funding for schools and other partnership projects
  • Source information on specific funding sources
  • Learn about specific arts and media funding and how to access it
  • Who can help
  • Learn about funding from Europe, government agencies, regeneration programmes and other public bodies
  • Government and local authority procurement and commissioning
  • Learn how to work in partnership on these issues
  • Training and learning opportunities
  • Apprenticeships, internships and work experience
  • Access lists of key websites and other relevant information


This short course is running on Wednesday 30 October, between 11 am - 1 pm at The Engine House Bexley (Thames Innovation Centre), 2 Veridion Way, Erith, Kent. DA18 4AL


FOR BOOKING PLEASE CLICK ON: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/funding-for-arts-media-smes-social-enterprises-and-sole-traders-tickets-68129454031


We are 15 minutes walk from Belvedere Station. Buses 180 and 401 stop outside. Free on-site parking.

This is 'pay what you can afford' event - we suggest an amount of £29.95+vat per person. If you cannot pay please email us on [email protected] to request a free place. Please note that these places are discretionary and subject to limitation or cancellation.

If you cannot attend and would like an e-copy of the presentation please email us on [email protected] to request this. The cost is £20+ vat.

If you would like one hour of mentoring the cost is £36.95+ vat, or two hours for £70.95+vat.

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