Creative Industry Finance Seminar Series Session 2: Tuesday 30 October 2012 Mary-Alice Stack, Director ArtCo Projects, Arts Council England
Creative Industry Finance Seminar Series Tuesday 16 October 2012 Down to Business - when does a creative idea become a business, and how? Tuesday 30 October 2012 An introduction to grant funding for creative businesses Tuesday 13 November 2012 The ins and outs of loan finance for creative businesses Tuesday 27 November 2012 A slice of the pie – equity investment for creative businesses
Funding for cultural and creative enterprises • What are your objectives? • Why do you need funding? • Who might be interested in • funding you?
What kind of enterprise are you? • Sole Trader • Freelancer • Limited company • Social enterprise • Community Interest Company • Registered charity • Partnership
Grant funding – top tips! • Be clear about your objectives • Identify appropriate funding opportunities • If possible, make contact with the funder before submitting your application • How can you demonstrate/evaluate the impact of your work? (public benefit) • Sustain and build relationships with you funders (whoever they may be!)
Further information/useful links www.grantfinder.co.uk – subscription based service www.culturefund.eu – EU Culture Programme www.j4bgrants.co.uk– funding for small businesses
Thank youMary-Alice StackDirector, ArtCo ProjectArts Council England14 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 3NQEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgTel: 020 7973 6503 www.artscouncil.org.uk