Developing your Creative Practice

Developing your Creative Practice


Grants / Funding






Arts Council


Call for Applications: Developing your Creative Practice

DYCP supports individuals who are cultural and creative practitioners and want to take time to focus on their creative development.

Round 9 is now open

The next round of DYCP opened on 11 January 2021 and closes on 12pm (midday), 18 February 2021.

About the fund

Are you interested in making an application? You can plan your application at any time, take a look at our guidance for applicants and find out if you're ready to apply with our short quiz.

The fund supports creative practitioners thinking of taking their practice to the next stage to research, have time to create new work, travel, training, develop ideas, network or find mentoring.

Funding activity: Research and development opportunities, building new networks, creating new work

Grant range: £2,000 - £10,000

Eligibility: Individual artists and/or creative practitioners. You can find full eligibility criteria in the guidance for applicants. Organisations cannot apply.

Round 9 will open for applications at 12pm (midday), Monday 11 January 2021 and close at 12pm (midday), 18 February 2021. We will aim to let applicants know their decisions by 30 April 2021.