Local Cultural Education Partnerships are invited to apply for £1 million to provide new opportunities for children and young people (aged 8-18) from areas of low cultural engagement and high levels of deprivation to take part in dance, drama and theatre as well as developing backstage and technical skills.
The funding is available to Local Cultural Education Partnerships to design and deliver a programme of engagement reaching over 2000 children across three academic years, providing extra-curricular activity both in school and community settings. The total budget available for this fund is £5 million. Arts Council England intend to make five grants of £1 million each to support activity over three academic years.
The funding is being made available through the Arts Council England’s Partnerships Fund.
Youth Performance Partnerships Fund and the closing date for applications is 12 noon on the 22nd November 2018.