Opportunities with Tees Valley Arts
Open Opportunities & Support for Artists
Open employment opportunities.
These are open employment opportunities promoted through our Artist and Makers mailout.
- With For About 2020, Heart of Glass – 8 June – here
- Byker Partnership Manager, Northern Stage – 26 June – here
- Vintage Poster Competition, North Yorkshire Moors – 17 July – here
- Call Out for Short Films, OutReach – 19 July – here
- Disability Arts Award, euward – 22 July – here
- MA Writing Poetry Scholarship, Newcastle Uni – 31 July – here
- Sculpture Open Call: Beyond the static, 508 Gallery – 1 Aug – here
Places artists can apply for financial support.
A number of funds have been established to provide financial support for artists to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. We’ll update the list below as we’re informed of opportunities.
Arts Council England
Arts Council England announced three emergency funding streams, they are: funds for individuals/freelance practitioners (£16m), funds for organisations (£50m), funds for NPOs (£90m). Please let us know if you’ve applied and if you’ve been successful or not.
All but the NPO fund have now closed, however, funding remains accessible from the £4 million of granted to benevolent funds to be administered by the following bodies.
- a-n Fund (£300,000) – here
- The Dancers Hardship Fund (undisclosed) – here
- Equity Charitable Trust Coronavirus Emergency Welfare Support for Freelancers (undisclosed) – here
- Help Musicians Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund (undisclosed) – here
- The Outdoor Arts Sector Support Fund (£500,000) – here (opens 6 April)
- The Theatrical Guild (undisclosed) – here (no specific details published)
- Authors Emergency Fund (undisclosed) – here
Please note: Arts Council England is cross-referencing applications and will only support applications made to one body to ensure that as many artists as possible have access to funding.
Other sector specific funders
- Actors Benevolent Fund – here
- The Artists’ General Benevolent Institution – here
- Film and TV Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund – here
- theMU Coronavirus Hardship Fund – here
- PRS Emergency Relief Fund – here
- Royal Literary Fund – here
- Royal Variety Fund – here
- Stagehand – The PSA Welfare and Benevolent Fund – here
- Youth Music Fund – here
Other places artists can find support.
- Arts Council England, here
- a-n, here
- Crafts Council, here
- Creative Industries Federation, here
- Creative Factory Crowdfunder, here
- XTRAX, here
Get involved in your Community
Covid-19 specific support.
- Coronavirus Support for Vulnerable Darlington – here
- Hartlepool Community Action Group: Covid-19 Coronavirus – here
Redcar and Cleveland
- Redcar and Cleveland Support Group – here