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Culture Fund reopens for applications

Culture Fund reopens for applications
27 November 2018

Orkney Islands Council is inviting applications for its Culture Fund which is aimed at supporting cultural activity in Orkney.

The scheme is open to applications for financial support for cultural events, activities or projects taking place in Orkney between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020.

Grants are available to organisations who are involved in projects related to arts, heritage or Orkney dialect, and are designed to support new or existing projects.

Antony Mottershead is the Council’s Arts Development Officer: “The Culture Fund continues to support a really wide range of cultural activity which is so important to the community and brings with it further external investment.

“Last year the fund supported 19 projects including the Orkney Storytelling Festival, Soulisquoy Printmakers, and public performance work by Oceanallover as part of the Orkney Science Festival.

“The Fund remains very competitive and applications are determined on the basis of merit, so I’d encourage interested groups to get in touch to talk through project ideas in advance of filling out the application.”

Applications forms and guidance can be obtained from the Council website or you can email Antony Mottershead, the Council’s Arts Development Officer.

The deadline for applications is Monday 4 February 2019 at 17:00.