Through small awards and bursaries, this programme strand offers strategic support and advice to local artists and organisations in order to increase the profile and quality of the cultural offer across Slough and to develop the arts infrastructure
HOME Stretch Awards are designed to support artists and organisers of community events to extend their activity and widen their audiences.
Funding awards of up to £500 for confirmed events taking place in Slough are available to:
- Support community event organisers to strengthen the artistic content of events through commissioning artists and professional artistic involvement.
- Enable promoters of arts events to more effectively market their events to new audiences in the borough
In both cases, in addition to the financial support of up to £500 from the HOME Stretch fund, the HOME team will provide advice and support with marketing for new audiences and commissioning artists.
HOME Build are small arts commissions designed to strengthen the local arts sector and cultural offer in Slough.
We are looking for artists, cultural groups, community organisations and creative businesses based in Slough who have a long-term commitment to the town and to benefiting the people of Slough.
The bursary aims to encourage partnerships, support development, test ideas and raise the profile and capacity of creative projects and organisations through small-scale creative activities. You may apply for a maximum of £2,500.
Which is the right one for me?
Do you have an event coming up in Slough?
Yes - HOME Stretch award would allow you to apply to up to £500 to strengthen the artistic content or marketing of your arts event.
Are you an artist, cultural group, creative business or community organisation based in Slough looking to expand and strengthen?
Yes - HOME Build bursaries allow you to apply for up to £2,500 for artistic activities, research, marketing, partnerships and much more.
If your answer to both of these is no but are interested in finding out more about HOME Slough and upcoming opportunities please sign up to our e-newsletter here.
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