Funding

Network funding opportunities celebrate collaborations between research and the creative economy sector.

We have extensive experience in running voucher schemes that support small businesses and cultural organisations to explore a new idea, service or product.

Check this page for our past, current and upcoming funding calls.

Funding Highlights

Too Many Cooks?

Too many cooks spoil the broth? Then how many do we need? In July 2021 Network commissioned The Change Collective to host a feast of ideas about working collectively in the creative industries. In liaison with Professor Lois Weaver, and the collective of drama students, called Air Supply, that she works with to curate the […]

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The Mending Room

Network supported four QMUL second year drama students, with Dr Maggie Inchley and mentored by Professor Ali Campbell, to make a documentary film of The Mending Room in collaboration with Tony Cealy, theatre practitioner. The undergraduates are: Folasade Shonibare; Regina Agard-Brathwaite; Morayo Okungbowa; Jasmine D’Arcy Johnson-Cole. The Mending Room is a cornerstone project of 81 […]

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Effective Target Market Strategy and Social Media Content Management for a Creative Entrepreneurial Company

SME partnerFrou Frou Days Research TeamDr Nima Heirati (mentor), Cara-Jayne Smithson and Charles John David Kennedy-Markham (UG students) Project DescriptionFrou Frou Days (FFD) offers bespoke decor services for private celebrations (i.e. birthday, anniversary, and wedding) as well as corporate parties and charity events. FFD s is all about spreading the joy of parties to make […]

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Network Voucher Scheme

As part of our programme to support knowledge exchange we are launching Network Vouchers, a funding scheme awarding small sums of money (up to a maximum of £5000) and aimed at facilitating collaboration between academics/researchers and creative/cultural organizations. Business at any scale can be partners, but we anticipate the scheme will mostly be attractive to micro-enterprises, […]

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