DYCP grants are now open!

Arts Council England have today opened the next round of Developing Your Creative Practice grants. The pot of £18 million is aimed at giving you time to research, collaborate, explore and experiment, as well as helping you take practical steps to make your artistic practice more sustainable.


Watch this short video about how the grants have changed this year. There is more money – but more people are now eligible to apply.

Read the guidance on how to apply here and remember that now is a great time to put in an application, as Southampton embarks on its ambitious City of Culture journey.

At the heart of ‘a space’ arts is a passion for helping artists develop their careers. Did you know we run an Artist Development Programme? This is aimed at helping you take steps to make your practice more sustainable. If you have any questions feel free to contact Artist Development Officer Alys via email: alys@aspacearts.org.uk. We can offer advice as well as hour long 1 to 1 sessions on how to apply to DYCP or how to develop your practice independently.

Find all the info on our Artist Development Programme here.

Good luck – and get in touch if you need any help!