Developing the Arts in Edinburgh
Council support for the arts
Arts Development work with the city's cultural sector to ensure that the arts play a vital and lasting role in Edinburgh.
The Arts team develop strategic policy, award cultural grants as well as offer advice on cultural projects.
Current funding opportunities
Edinburgh Visual Artists and Craft Makers Awards
The Visual Artists Award and Craft Makers Award schemes award grants to individual artists/makers living or based in Edinburgh towards costs in developing new work. Awards of between £500 and £1500 are available.
Emerging Artists - Bursaries Scheme
In partnership with Creative Scotland, we are now offering emerging artists the chance to apply to the bursary programme. It is open to both Visual Artists and Craft Makers.
The bursary programme will support 2 successful applicants to develop and progress their creative practice over 12 months. Successful applicants will be awarded £1,500 as a bursary.
The deadlines for application submissions for the above Awards and Bursaries are:
- 9 October 2015
- 22 January 2016
Application Packs will be available to download from June 2015.
Please contact us if you would like to discuss a project, find out about grants or if you would simply like some advice.
0131 529 6720
You may also be able to get advice support from the organisations listed below.