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FOSSEWAY WRITERS POETRY COMPETITION 2017

Write a poem on the theme of Hope. 1ST Prize £25, 2nd £15, 3rd £10, an extra £25 prize for winner of local poet section (postcode eligibility NG22/23/24/25) Poems (40 lines maximum) should be printed on one side of A4 paper. No email entries. The competition is judges by Peter Day. The winners will be announced on 4th May 2017 at 7pm at Knights Court, Balderton Gate, Newark.Results will also be posted on the blog https://fossewaywriters.wordpress.com/

 

Entry Fee: £3 for first poem, £2 each for further poems

Contact: Competition guidelines and Results will also be posted on the blog https://fossewaywriters.wordpress.com

Postal entries only to: The Competition Secretary, 34 Wright Street, Newark, Notts NG24 1PJ.  01636 672616. Cheques made payable to Fosseway Writers.

DEADLINE 2 MARCH 2017

 

SPACE

The word “space” has multiple literal meanings and can work as a noun or a verb, and it has multiple metaphorical meanings as well. There’s outer space, inner space, emotional space (“I need my space!”), etc. Your challenge: Write a creative, compelling, well-crafted story between 1,000 and 5,000 words long in which the idea of “space” plays an important role. You may interpret “space” any way you want, as long as your readers can figure out how you’re using it.

http://onthepremises.com/current-contest/

DEADLINE 2 MARCH 2017

 

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE MONDO GALERIA

MONDO GALERIA presents the first INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE MONDO GALERIA focused on finding new talent on the world´s photography production.

 

The contestants will have to provide a corpus of work confirmed of 5 to 10 original photographs and a conceptual introduction text describing the idea behind them.

http://www.mondogaleria.com/index.php/en/home/prize

DEADLINE 2 MARCH 2017

E17 ART TRAIL 2017- REGISTER TO TAKE PART

You can register your interest to organise or host an E17 Art Trail 2017 event now.

 

The registration process is a little different this year. Use the following form so we can stay in touch with you and send all the relevant information and updates on how to take part.

 

Once registered, you have until 3rd March to submit your event listing details to be included in the festival programme this summer, 3-18 June.

 

Register Here Now

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVfbfxyirgwOxVWTCI1OY6oyMPSb321hgLHJH95CJrHzGSUQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

EU EUROPEAN VIDEO GAMES PROJECT GRANTS

The EU has launched a new €3.78 million call for proposals under the Media sub-programme for projects that support the development and distribution of European video games.

 

To be eligible to apply, applicants must be a European video game production company that has been legally constituted for at least 12 months prior to the application closing date and be able to demonstrate a recent success. Funding of €10,000 to €150.000 is available for 50% of costs related to developing the concept and project development of a European video game (activities to the point that the concept leads to a playable prototype or trial version).

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/creative-europe/funding/support-for-development-european-video-games-2017_en

DEADLINE 2 MARCH 2017

 

STARTS PRIZE

Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a prize for collaborations and results at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Two prizes, each with €20,000 prize money, are offered for projects at the intersection of science, technology and the arts: one for artistic exploration, and thus projects with the potential to influence or change the way technology is deployed, developed or perceived, and one for innovative collaboration between industry/technology and art/culture in ways that open up new paths for innovation.

https://starts-prize.aec.at/en/open-call/

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

PRIX ARS ELECTRONICA

The Prix Ars Electronica is a media arts competition. Winners are awarded the Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to show their work at the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz.

http://www.aec.at/prix/en/

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

OUT-SPOKEN PRIZE FOR POETRY 2017

Each category winner will win £70 and the overall winner £500: Poetry: this category is for entrants who wish to submit any style of poetry ranging from traditionalist page, free verse and experimental. Performance: This category refers to poems, which have been performed in a live space (either at home or at a poetry night). You are being judged on performance and execution so please make sure the footage is clearly audible as judges will not be able to mark entries with poor sound and visual quality. Poetry Film: This category is for those who wish to submit poetry films. Pieces must not exceed the ten-minute time limit and the film must include the poem either being read by a narrator or have it featured as subtitles. The category winners and overall winner will be announced at the Out-Spoken show on March 29th. Winners will also be asked to read out their winning pieces on the night.

Entry Fee: £5 per entry with a maximum of 5 pieces per category

http://www.outspokenldn.com/tnc2017

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

3 LINE POEM CONTEST

Write a three-lined poem. We are looking for an unrhymed poem of 17 or 19 syllables. It has the following syllable counts: 5/7/5 or 5/7/7.

 

Example:

By milky moonlight (5 syllables)

your silky skin upon mine (7 syllables)

Ignites a great desire. (7 syllables)

"Touch" copyright © 2012 Marie Summers

 

The winner takes away a $100 cash prize

http://www.fanstory.com/contestdetails.jsp?id=103686

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

SCIENCE FICTION STORIES CONTEST

Afrocentric Books, an imprint of Mugwump Press, seeks submissions of unpublished science fiction stories, 1,000-5,000 words, featuring ethnically diverse characters and settings, with at least one main character of indigenous African descent. Pay for accepted stories is 1 cent per word. Editors note, "Indigenous Africans are not necessarily Black. Lands like Egypt and Algeria have been relatively multiracial for millennia."

http://www.mugwumppress.com/afrocentric/afrofuturism/

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

CENTRE'S 2017 CALLS FOR ENTRY

Submit to our four career-launching opportunities: Two 5k grants, exhibitions, and attendance at Review Santa Fe juried portfolio reviews.

http://visitcenter.org/call-for-entries/?utm_source=Photo+Contest+Insider+Updates&utm_campaign=90f14402d1-PCI_Update_31_1_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f9bd063ebc-90f14402d1-233350529

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

AWARDS FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS GRANTS

The 2017 awards programme is now accepting applications and can provide funding of up to £2,000 per year (the average award is £500) to young musicians between the ages of 5 and 17 who are learning a musical instrument and are in financial need. Support is available for:

 

Instrumental tuition costs

Purchase or hire of an instrument, instrumental accessories such as cases, bows, reeds etc.

Fees for long term music course

Travel costs for attending music courses

Ensemble membership fees

Exam fees and audition fees and associated travel costs.

As well as financial support applicants will also receive advice, guidance and access to a range of music-making, mentoring and performance opportunities including the opportunity to attend the annual awards day, where all award winners come together for a day of cross-genre music making with the best musicians in the industry.

http://www.a-y-m.org/2017-awards-programme-launching-soon/

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

GREGGS FOUNDATION ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT SCHEME

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to small, locally based community led organisations with a turnover not in excess of £300,000. Schools are also able to apply and will receive the same level of preference as small organisations.

 

Through the scheme funding is available to:

Purchase equipment

Sessional salary costs

Purchase of trees/plants

Small capital projects

Learning activities.

https://www.greggsfoundation.org.uk/environmental-grant

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

A B CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS

Registered charities with an income of between £150,000 and £1.5million who are working to combat abuse and violations of human rights and to support the disadvantaged can apply.

 

Applications are particularly welcome from charities working to support:

Refugees and asylum seekers

Prisoners and penal reform

Those addressing the needs of the most marginalised and neglected groups in society.

Grants range in size, with most grants awarded being in the range £7,500 to £10,000.

DEADLINES 3 March 2017, 19 May 2017

http://abcharitabletrust.org.uk/application.htm

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND TOWNSCAPE HERITAGE INITIATIVE

The programme supports schemes to regenerate the historic environment in towns and cities across the United Kingdom.

 

The programme is designed to address problems in areas of particular social and economic need. The scheme is open to single organisations (such as Local Authorities) or partnerships of not for profit organisations and provides grants of between £100,000 and £2 million. If applicants receive a first-round pass, they will need to develop the scheme further within a 12-month development phase and then send a detailed second-round submission. The second round is not competitive; a grant will be offered to the applicant if it meets the HLF's criteria and priorities.

Deadlines London: 3 March 2017 for a decision in June 2017

http://www.hlf.org.uk/HowToApply/programmes/Pages/Townscape_Heritage.aspx#.VArHA2NAf20

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

THE COMPOSERS’ FUND

The Composers’ Fund is a new opportunity, which recognises the need for classical composers to have direct access to funding at pivotal stages in their career. It invites established composers to make the case for support of any activity that would enable them to make a significant step change in their career.

 

AIMS

Support the creative and professional development of composers with a clear track record of success, enabling access to finance at critical moments in their careers

Contribute to the long term recognition, in the UK and overseas, of the UK’s best composers

Establish an effective funding model, which is shaped by our contact with individual composers who are empowered to take more control of their career development in the short and long term

http://www.prsformusicfoundation.com/funding/the-composers-fund/

DEADLINE 3 MARCH 2017

 

THRESHOLDS FEATURE WRITING COMPETITION                  

Neutral free contest awards prizes up to 500 pounds for previously unpublished feature essays (i.e., nonfiction essays that have an engaging style) about the short story form by writers aged 16+. Feature essays must fit into one of these two categories: "Author Profile" (exploring the life, writings, and influence of a single short story writer) or "We Recommend" (personal recommendations of a collection, anthology, group of short stories, or a single short story). Winning essays will be published online. No simultaneous submissions. Submit 1-3 essays, between 750-2,000 words each, via email. Sponsored by the University of Chichester's THRESHOLDS online short story forum.

https://winningwriters.com/templates/contest_detail?contest_id=2822

DEADLINE 5 MARCH 2017

 

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER SOCIETY AWARDS 2017

WIN over $20000 CASH & PRIZES & Best 45 photographs will be exhibited in MAPKL, Kuala Lumpur prestigious gallery.

 

Welcome to Travel Photographer Society, a community built around photographers with a combination for the love for travel and love for photography.

 

Travel Photographer Society Awards is looking for the best snapshots taken on travels anywhere in the world If you think you have what it takes. The Overall Winner & Category Winners will be on show as part of the Top 45 photographs will be exhibited at Kuala Lumpur’s prestigious.

http://travelphotographersociety.com/

DEADLINE 5 MARCH 2016

 

SIGNS OF LOVE

PictureCompete presents “Signs of Love” Love is the emotion that binds all of us. Love comes in all shapes and forms. Love can be our feelings for a parent, partner, child or pet. Love can also explain our devotion to our country or nationality. It is an emotion to which we are all drawn. A photograph can capture and display this emotion quite vividly or very subtly. PictureCompete invites all photographers to submit their own interpretation of this powerful emotion.

http://picturecompete.com/photo-contests/

DEADLINE 5 MARCH 2017

 

CREATIVE SCHOOLS PROJECT COMMISSION

Artsdepot is looking for artistic collaborators to work with them to devise, create and deliver a workshop programme for five schools in the London Borough of Barnet (two x Primary, two x Secondary, one x SEN). The workshop programme will culminate in a presentation for the public the Apthorp Gallery at artsdepot in December 2017. They are interested in hearing from artists and companies from all disciplines and backgrounds. There is a fee of £10,000 commission inclusive of planning, delivery, travel, materials, installation, evaluation, support workers and meetings.

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/vacancies/%C2%A310000-commission-opportunity-new-creative-schools-project

DEADLINE 6 MARCH 2017

 

BRITISH CERAMICS BIENNIAL AWARD

The Award exhibition will take place during the fifth British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke-on-Trent in autumn 2017. Artists are asked to submit proposals, outlining what work they would seek to present if selected. It is a condition that all work proposed will be current (no more than three years old). They anticipate that many of the artists will propose to make new work for the 2017 exhibition. All artists must be resident in the UK. Ten short-listed artists will be given a grant of £500 for use in meeting costs of the preparation of their proposed work and its delivery to the exhibition venue. A single cash prize of £5,000 will be made.

http://www.britishceramicsbiennial.com/content/award

DEADLINE 6 MARCH 2017

 

HENRY MOORE INSTITUTE VISITING RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Henry Moore Institute offers Fellowships to enable researchers of different backgrounds and disciplines to develop their work. Research Fellowships are intended for artists, scholars and curators working on historic and contemporary sculpture who can make particular use of the Institute’s resources: their Research Library, Archive of sculptors’ papers and the Leeds sculpture collections. Up to four Research Fellows will be given the opportunity to spend a month in Leeds. The Fellowships provide accommodation, travel expenses and a per diem.

https://www.henry-moore.org/research/opportunities

DEADLINE 6 MARCH 2017

 

BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD         

Highly recommended free contest for UK citizens/residents aged 18+ with "a prior record of publication" awards top prize of 15,000 pounds for the best short story up to 8,000 words. Stories must either be unpublished or have been first published during the previous calendar year. See website for detailed eligibility rules. Online entries strongly preferred. If sending by mail, include 8 copies of the story along with completed entry form. Entries may be submitted by author or by his/her publisher or agent.

https://winningwriters.com/templates/contest_detail?contest_id=1195

DEADLINE 6 MARCH 2017

 

BELFAST PHOTO FESTIVAL

The winners will be eligible for an award of £1,000. Submissions must be photographic or lens-based but can include incorporations of other art forms with the photographic medium (i.e. performance, painting, sculpture, music, literature etc). Individuals and collectives are welcome to apply.

http://www.belfastphotofestival.com/

DEADLINE 6 MARCH 2017

 

LONDON SCREENINGS BREAKTHROUGH 2017

The Breakthrough strand of London Screenings is a showcase for completed feature films from emerging British filmmakers seeking sales representation and international film festival exposure.

 

Selected titles will incur a fee of £360 (inc. VAT).

This fee provides each successful candidate/company with the following:

Two full accreditations to London Screenings

An individual Breakthrough screening slot

Access to the Delegate Centre where you can meet sales companies, buyers and film festivals

Promotion of the film on the London Screenings delegate website

Invitations to all London Screenings networking events

A contact list of sales companies and festivals attending London Screenings

 

Please note that if your film is selected, it is preferable for it to be supplied on DCP, but other formats may be considered (subject to technical facilities).

 

It is likely you will be notified of the outcome of your application in early April, and notification will be made by email. If your contact details change during this period please let us know so that we may update our records.

 

If you have any queries please contact: breakthrough@filmlondon.org.uk

The panel's decision is final. It is the London Screenings policy not to offer comments or reasons for films not being selected for the programme.

 

Please fill out the application form below to be considered for Breakthrough 2017:

http://www.breakthrough-application.org.uk/apply/breakthrough

DEADLINE 6 MARCH 2017

 

FOR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2017

The categories are:

1. Landscape & Environment

2. People & Culture

3. Street

4. Travel & Documentary

 

Prizes

Travel Photographer Society Award 2017 – Winner  (Prize worth approx MYR 25,500 / USD 6070)

MYR12000cash (approx USD$3000)+ SONY Camera body ILCE-7M2K with Lens FE 28-70mm +Air ticket* + 3D2N Hotel Stay at  Mandarin Oriental KL

 

Category Winner – Landscape & Environment (Prize worth approx MYR 9,500 / USD 2250)

(RM4000 cash (approx USD$1000)+ Air ticket*+ 3D2N Hotel Stay at  Mandarin Oriental KL

 

Category Winner – People & Culture (Prize worth approx MYR 9,500 / USD 2250)

(RM4000 cash (approx USD$1000) + Air ticket* + 3D2N Hotel Stay at  Mandarin Oriental KL

 

Category Winner – Street (Prize worth approx MYR 9,500 / USD 2250)

(RM4000 cash (approx USD$1000) + Air ticket* + 3D2N Hotel Stay at  Mandarin Oriental KL

 

Category Winner – Travel & Documentary (Prize worth approx MYR 9,500 / USD 2250)

(RM4000 cash (approx USD$1000) + Air ticket* + 3D2N Hotel Stay at  Mandarin Oriental KL

http://travelphotographersociety.com/prizes/?utm_source=Photo+Contest+Insider+Updates&utm_campaign=8557e81d26-PCI_Update_17_1_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f9bd063ebc-8557e81d26-233350529

DEADLINE 6 MARCH 2017

 

LONDON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION – YOUTH SOCIAL ACTION FUND

Grants are available for community groups in London to create enjoyable opportunities and skills development for young people, benefitting local people and places. Grants £1,000-£10,000

 

The London Community Foundation (LCF) is administering the Youth Social Action Fund for young people to raise the level and quality of youth social action. Social action involves activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering, all of which enable participants to make a positive difference to their communities.

 

Grants are available for projects, which deliver social action opportunities amongst young people aged 10 to 20 years old when the programme begins, or 25 years for disabled people.

http://www.londoncf.org.uk/

DEADLINE 6 MARCH 2017

 

LENSCULTURE PORTRAIT AWARDS 2017

The fourth annual LensCulture Portrait Awards strive to discover the best and most interesting portrait photography from all over the world. We’re eager to see innovative new approaches as well as stunning traditional work — from quirky self-portraits to creative portrayals of family, friends, groups and ordinary people in diverse cultures around the planet. These Awards are open to all people and all interpretations of portraiture. Whether made in a studio with professional lighting, or on the run with a smartphone, portraits are clearly the most popular form of photography today. Have you taken a great portrait? If so, we want to see it!

 

Drawing from the best and brightest in the photographic community, our international jury is on the lookout for a fresh vision of the photographic portrait. Six winners, eight Jurors’ Picks, 25 finalists and five student spotlights will be selected for awards and benefits including international festival projections, exposure to our audience of over 2.5 million, $22,000 in photographer grants and so much more.

https://www.lensculture.com/portrait-awards-2017?utm_source=email-cpc&utm_medium=cpc&utm_content=PCI&utm_campaign=PA17-PCI

DEADLINE 7 MARCH 2017

 

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

Random in location and subject, street photography captures the human element, whether personal or through objects illustrating our character. Always inspired and many times providing amazing insights into our challenges and dreams, they can be bold and the subject of many of the worlds finest images.

 

Show us your best frames and moments captured and presented using the power of the Street!

 

Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execution and uniqueness of vision. The work can be expressed from realism to abstraction.

http://www.motifcollective.com/streetphotography.html

DEADLINE 7 MARCH 2017

 

NEA LITERATURE FELLOWSHIPS                     

Highly recommended free contest from the National Endowment for the Arts awards up to 60 $25,000 grants to published creative writers that enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Program alternates annually between poetry and prose (fiction and creative nonfiction); 2017 applications are for prose. Limit one application per writer per year. See fine print regarding author eligibility and submission procedures on sponsor's website. Early online submission (no later than 10 days before the deadline) is strongly encouraged.

https://winningwriters.com/templates/contest_detail?contest_id=2820

DEADLINE 8 MARCH 2017

 

ACROSTIC POETRY CONTEST

Write an acrostic poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word.

The poem can be about anything. It can be based on one or more words. Creative approaches are welcomed. One entry per person. New entries only. Acrostic poetry only.

The winner takes away a $100 cash prize

http://www.fanstory.com/contestdetails.jsp?id=103706

DEADLINE 9 MARCH 2017

 

ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND SMALL CAPITAL GRANTS PROGRAMME

Grants of between £100,000 and £499,999 are available to support organisations to be more resilient by having the right buildings and equipment available to deliver their work, and to increase their environmental performance and reduce carbon emissions. Over the period 2015-18 priority will be given to the consolidation and improvement of existing arts infrastructure, rather than investing in significant expansion or new buildings. The fund is open to National Portfolio Organisations. Organisations that are not in receipt of National portfolio funding from, can apply if they are properly constituted as an organisation and their Arts Council area office agrees in writing beforehand. The Arts Council will fund up to 85% of the project costs (often much less) and the applicant needs to have matched funding in place.

http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/capital-small-grants

DEADLINE 9 MARCH 2017

 

COLLIDE INTERNATIONAL AWARD

COLLIDE International Award welcomes proposals from artists from any country who are inspired by the research environment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva. One artist will be selected to receive a prize of CHF 15,000 (approx. £12,126) and a two-month residency at the lab during 2017. The prize also comprises a following one-month residency at FACT, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology in Liverpool, to further develop the awarded proposal and to move into a funded production.

http://arts.cern/collide-international-award-0

DEADLINE 10 MARCH 2017

 

COMMUNICATION ARTS PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in photography, the Communication Arts Photography Competition. Any photograph first published or produced from March 2016 through March 2017 is eligible. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and photographers, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide

http://www.commarts.com/competition/2017-photography

DEADLINE 10 MARCH 2017

 

THE SKINNERS’ COMPANY LADY NEVILLE CHARITY GRANTS

Small charities and not for profit organisations working in the areas of local heritage and the performing and visual arts can apply for funding through the Lady Neville Charity grants programme.

 

Eligible organisations can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for items of non-recurring expenditure (e.g., equipment, an event, a particular element of capital building works).

http://www.theskinnerscompany.org.uk/grants-and-trusts/the-lady-neville-charity/

DEADLINE 10 MARCH 2017

 

ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES

The SE Center is looking for all forms of Alternative and Antique processes, albumen to ziatype, all subjects, photographers of all skill levels and locations are welcome. Digital source images are acceptable if converted to negatives and processed in a historical technique

 

Our juror for Alternative Processes is Jill Enfield. Jill Enfield is a fine art photographer, author and educator and a leading authority in Alternative Photographic Processes. In addition to expertise in current standard digital photo techniques for the last 10+ years, Enfield is also known for her instruction of hand colouring, wet plate collusion, and an array of other photo processes at Parsons The New School for Design, Fashion Institute of Photography, New York University, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, and the International Center of Photography in New York City as well as RISD.

 

35-40 Selected images will hang in the SE Centre’s main gallery space for approximately one month with the opportunity to be invited for a solo show at a later date.

http://www.sec4p.com/alternative-processes/

DEADLINE 12 MARCH 2017

 

NYC4PA INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRY – LIQUID 2017

LIQUID: Don’t cry over spilled milk – photograph it!!!!! This call is all about liquid, liquids, liquidity.

 

There are liquids like water, milk, oil. Substances can have varying degrees of liquidity like the clear shimmer of water. Visually liquids can be reflective, transparent, translucent, clear, cloudy and opaque. Coloured and colourless, moving and still. For this competition send us your interpretation of liquid – liquids – liquidity. The possibilities are vast – rain drops, waterfalls, pouring juice, reflections in a still lagoon, a distorted spoon in a glass of tea, and yes, spilled milk.

 

Once again we invite you to be creative and have fun in the process.

 

EXHIBITION AND AWARDS: Grand Prize: One photographer will receive $1300. The image will be featured on the home page of the NYC4PA website, in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and the exhibition catalog. • First Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $400. Their images will be exhibited in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog. • Second Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $300. Their images will be exhibited in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog. • Third Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $200. Their images will be exhibited in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog. • Jurors’ Selections: 20 additional images will be included in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog. • Honorable Mention: 20 additional images will be, included in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and the exhibition catalog.

 

All prize winners will be presented with a certificate.

https://www.nyc4pa.com/

DEADLINE 12 MARCH 2017

 

DIY 14

DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual research, training and professional development projects for themselves and other artists. DIY is about creating spaces to explore new ideas and test new methodologies. They want to hear from artists who have an idea for an exciting, innovative and idiosyncratic Live Art professional development project that offers something different and is geared to the eclectic and often unusual needs of artists whose practices are grounded in challenging and unconventional approaches, forms and concepts. They particularly welcome proposals led by or addressing underrepresented artists and practices, and projects reflective of other politicised territories. DIY projects may take any form and can be based anywhere. Each DIY project is placed with a partner organisation. They expect to support around 25 projects with awards of £1,500 each.

http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/opportunities/diy-14-2017-call-for-proposals

DEADLINE 13 MARCH 2017

 

CONNECTING CLASSROOMS FUND

Grants of £3,000 are available to enable teachers who have completed the British Council’s ‘Teaching Core Skills’ training programme to visit a partner schools overseas. Each visit will involve participating in an event, arranged in country by the British Council. The events will bring together schools from the UK, their partners and other local schools to share experiences and good practice of implementing core skills within the curriculum.

 

Schools participating in the connecting classrooms programme will have to work with schools based in one of the following countries:

Bangladesh

Nepal

India

Sri Lanka

Pakistan

Indonesia

Malaysia

Myanmar

Thailand

Philippines

Vietnam

Middle East & North Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa.

To be eligible to apply, the UK will have identified a partner school in one of these countries.

DEADLINES

30 January 2017

13 March 2017

22 May 2017

17 July 2017

18 September 2017

20 November 2017

https://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/about-schools-online/about-programmes/connecting-classrooms/apply

DEADLINE 13 MARCH 2017

 

STRATEGIC LEGAL FUND FOR VULNERABLE YOUNG MIGRANTS

Grants of up to £30,000 are available. The fund will accept applications in any area of law that affects vulnerable young migrants including:

Asylum

Immigration

Human rights

Family law

Community care

Housing

Education

Mental health; etc.  

The SLF only funds two kinds of strategic legal action. These are:

Pre-litigation research

"third party intervention" in an existing case.

The maximum grant length is 12 months, and most grants are for around six months.

http://strategiclegalfund.org.uk/

DEADLINE 13 MARCH 2017

 

COMIC RELIEF TECH vs ABUSE FUNDING

Organisations and partnerships who are working to develop technology solutions that will make a difference to people affected by domestic abuse and enable service providers to extend their reach, have until the 13th March 2017 to apply for funding under the new Comic Relief Tech vs Abuse initiative.

 

Grants of between £20,000 and £50,000 are being made available. The fund will support initiatives that aim to address key challenges that will:

 

Enable women experiencing abuse to access key information in a way that is easy to find, simple to navigate and quick to interact with

Enable access to services for support at any time of day or night

Provide control over online data, privacy settings and social media accounts

Create accessible information on the legal process and the financial situation women find themselves in

Use the web to raise awareness of what an abusive relationship looks like and provoke women and girls experiencing abuse to recognise this and get support.

https://www.comicrelief.com/grants/initiatives/tech-vs-abuse

DEADLINE 13 MARCH 2017

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