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Creative Industries Seed Fund now welcoming grant applications for awards up to £10k and £25k

Friday 20th December 2019 at 11am 0 Comments


The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced a new, Creative Industries Seed Fund, worth £290,000 in total, funded by the Department for Communities and Future Screens NI, and supported by Digital Catapult.

The new fund aims to assist entrepreneurs, creative businesses and arts organisations, to undertake projects that contribute to the growth of the creative industries and unlock future income generation.  The Creative Industries Seed Fund will offer two sets of awards up to £10k and up to £25k and applications are now open.  

The fund, administered by the Arts Council, particularly welcomes collaborative partnerships between arts organisations, creative businesses and academia, to use established and emerging technology to innovate and enhance delivery of the arts in Northern Ireland.  To help facilitate this collaborative approach, a free networking and advice workshop will take place on 10 January 2020, 10am-1pm, at Digital Catapult, Ormeau Baths.  Booking is essential. Please register for your place here

Further information about each of the awards is available from


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