Project funding workshop

What is it?

This workshop is ideal for new and established creatives who are keen on researching grants and funding opportunities for creative projects. There will also be a focus on working collaboratively with others to attract funding.

You’ll also get a chance to work with potential projects, share ideas and network as well as and find online resources for creative project funding.

Who is it for?

This workshop is only for Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole based artists, makers and creatives.

What you will go away with

A clearer understanding of:

what funding streams are out there for your project or idea

how you too can access regular funding information

learn some tips and tricks when applying for funding.

You’ll also get the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals.

“Wow! What an eye-opener! I don’t know what silly game I’ve been playing up until now, but it seems I’ve been missing trick after trick. Thank you for giving me a fabulous tool that will allow me to think big…bigger…national rather than local…perhaps even global?” Fran Pitt, Fran Pitt Portraits

About your tutor

Andrew Knutt is an experienced creative industries business professional with an array of knowledge and know-how on finding funding and achieving results.

What to bring

You may wish to bring a laptop or iPad but not essential.

This workshop is free but spaces are limited. A light finger buffet and tea/coffee is provided.

If you are based outside Dorset please call us before booking your place as only Dorset residents qualify for a place.

We will be providing lunch and refreshments, please be sure that you let us know your dietary requirements on the Eventbrite Event Registration.

How to book

  • Spaces are limited, only one place available per business
  • If you book and find that you are unable to attend, please cancel your ticket as soon as possible and at least 48 hours prior to the workshop. This allows us to release the booking to others that are on a waiting list

This Culture+ workshop is specifically for artists and creative practitioners based in Dorset. Culture+ is funded by Arts Council England and the European Regional Development Fund. It is providing support for the creative industry strand of the Dorset Growth Hub programme lead by WSX Enterprise.


Thu 17 January 2019

12:00 – 16:00



Dorset Centre for the Create Arts

Middle Farm Way



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