Up to £5000 is available to support outstanding contributions to the inaugural Festival of the Sky, with supporting awards of up to £500 also available.
Please read the Open Call for Contributors Guidance Document before you complete this application.
This application is open to applicants wishing to create art installations, music events, workshops, sporting activities, and more for the brand-new Festival of the Sky in Cleethorpes. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from people based in Lincolnshire and the North East.
Two funding strands are available to support your idea.
Funding Band 1: 4 x £5000 Commissions. Suitable for experienced artists, organisations and practitioners, successful applicants will deliver exceptional, ambitous projects suitable for presenting outdoors, on the promenade, beach or in the Town Centre in Cleethorpes.
Funding Band 2: An unspecified number of suitable projects costing up to £500 will also be supported through this application. Suitable for early career artists, workshop practitioners, sports and wellbeing-based activity leaders, craft and community interest groups. Projects based in venues or outdoors will be eligible for Band 2 funding.
Applicants to both funding bands will be required to deliver projects during the Festival of the Sky, on 6-8th September 2019.