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Meet the Funders – Arts Council England & Islington Council

23/04/2019 @ 14:00 - 16:15

Islington Council and Voluntary Action Islington have arranged a ‘Meet the Funders’ session aimed at Islington’s arts & culture organisations, artists and those who use arts in their work.  This session aims to encourage and support you in applying for funding. The Arts Council will update you on their latest funding programmes for arts and culture. Islington Council will talk about Council small grants funding programmes for community groups and arts & culture organisations, and will give you some top tips for writing a good ‘Arts focused’ funding proposal. Each attendee will be given a copy of a list of funders who funds a wide variety of arts related activities.

The presentations will be:

•  Islington Council small grants including Local Initiatives Fund and Community Chest – Steven Suggate-Francis, VCS Grants & Funding Programmes Officer – Islington Council.
•  Arts Council England Lottery Projects Grants – Jan DeSchynkel, Relationship Manager (Dance), Arts Council England.
•  Tips for Proposal Writing – Segun Lee-French, Cultural Enrichment Manager, Islington Council.

Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A with time for networking end of the session.
The event is free to attend to Islington voluntary and community groups, arts and culture organisations, residents and Charities. Places are strictly limited so please let us know ASAP if you want to attend by completing the booking form and sending it to Voluntary Action Islington at





14:00 - 16:15


Voluntary Action Islington
200a Pentonville Road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom
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