We launch the Connecting People & Places Fund for East London arts, culture & innovation projects

We’re delighted to announce a new one-off funding scheme is opening from today called Connecting People & Places Fund.

The fund will offer awards of up to £5,000 for for projects that support arts, education and employment programming and creative placemaking in the four Olympic boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

Individuals can apply for up to £3,000 and small and medium sized organisations can apply for up to £5,000.

The fund is open for application from December 2019 until 31 March 2020.

Projects could be a scaling-out of existing cultural activity idea or the development of a new project or partnership.

The grants aim to connect East London communities with East Bank, impact social change and create the conditions to enable a greater level of collaboration between both local organisations and our East Bank and Culture Mile partner organisations.


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