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Craft & Visual Artist Project Grants, Mentoring Grants and Development Bursaries

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  • In partnership with Creative Scotland and Fife Council, Fife Cultural Trust and Fife Contemporary Art & Craft have launched 3 revised funding and support awards for Fife based craft and visual artists in 2015/16

 

1 DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

 

  • A bursary scheme which aims to support the ambition and creative development of individual craft/visual artists based in Fife (this replaces the First & Next Steps’ awards).  It supports artists who are at a stage in their career where they have identified the opportunity for significant development of their artistic practice to take it to a different level.

 

  • A bursary of £1,500 plus an allowance of up to a further £1,500 is provided for an artist to follow a tailored and agreed 12 month programme of professional development.

 

  • Three places are available on the 2015-16 programme.

2 MENTORING PROGRAMME

 

  • Aims to support the ambition and creative development of individual craft/visual artists based in Fife. It provides a one-off mentoring session to help an artist to reflect on and clarify the way forward concerning a particular aspect of their practice or how to develop a particular project. (Note, the financial support goes to the appointed mentor, not the artist receiving the mentoring.) 

3 PROJECT GRANT

 

  • Aims to support the ambition and creative development of individual craft/visual artists based in Fife. It provides grants to support specific projects which provide an individual artist the opportunity to develop their practice.  For full details of eligibility and criteria for applying, please see the Guidelines. 

If you are thinking of applying for any of the above, please contact Diana or Susan at FCA&C to discuss beforehand (tel 01334 474610).