Investment Programmes 2012 - 13
Arts & Business Cymru is delighted to announce that its 2012-13 Investment Programmes are now open. Funded by Arts Council of Wales and the Welsh Government, CultureStep and Arts & Kids Invest aim to encourage new support and grow established business engagement with the arts.
CultureStep invests in business / arts partnerships which achieve at least one of the following priorities:
- Enabling social inclusion, access and outreach;
- Enabling activity in priority areas of Wales (Community First Areas);
- Contributing to the Arts & Health agenda;
- Supporting diversity;
- Contributing to environmental regeneration;
- Promoting equal status for the Welsh Language;
- Using the arts to motivate, develop and train business’ staff;
- Providing training & development opportunities for people in the community;
- Encouraging business investment into the arts from outside Wales.
The focus of Arts & Kids Invest is firmly on children and young people experiencing disadvantage
All projects must aim to combat this disadvantage and make a real difference to young people's lives through engagement with the arts. Examples of such disadvantage includes:
- Illness, distress, abuse or neglect;
- Any kind of disability;
- Behavioural or psychological difficulties;
- Living in poverty or situations of deprivation.
The first panel of the year takes place on Monday 2 July. The deadline for applications is Monday 18 June 2012.View all news