Arts funding opportunities

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Glasgow Life offers two regular arts funding opportunities, the Arts Development Scheme and the Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards.

If you would like us to contact you by email when either scheme opens for new applications, please email your details to  

Read more about these and other arts funding opportunities below

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Glasgow Life Arts Development Scheme 2024/25

The Arts Development Scheme supports arts and cultural organisations, and local community groups, with fixed awards.The deadline has now passed for 2024/2025, and there will be no further deadlines in this financial year.

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Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards

The Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA), run in partnership with Creative Scotland, are available for individual artists and makers, based or resident in Glasgow.

The latest round of funding has now closed. Join our mailing list for updates (see above)

More information for artists