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SAC Funding

SAC invites applications for the following funds

Combined Arts

Cross-Media Collaborations

(with Pejorrm‘ng Arts Department)

Support for the development of experimental and innovative work created through the equal collaboration of artists from more than one artform.

Closing Date: 31 January 1997

Development and Project Fund

Grants to support arts development such as festivals and com- bined arts projects especially in rural and urban areas with a high level of deprivation.

Closing Date: 31 January 1997

Performing Arts

Gen eral

Promoter's ‘Go and See’ Fund Assistance to help performing arts tpromoters to see a wide range of work with a view to developing eir venues’ programmes.

Applications considered throughout the year


Dance Bursaries

Assistance for professionals working in dance in Scotland to undertake short-term or part-time training or a period of study. Closing Date: January 1997

Drama Playwrights Bursaries

A maximum of two bursaries will be offered in 1997/98 to enable established playwrights to create a script. Closing Date: 22 November 1996

New Writing Development

Assistance for a range of projects providing opportunities for playwrights, such as masterclasses, courses and workshops, script development and rewriting, writing for a collaborative project and community plays.

Closing Dates: November 1996 8. February 1997

Piaywrights’ Commissioning Scheme Assistance to theatre companies to commission

full-length and short-plays by contemporary writers. Closing Date: 22 November 1996

Project Awards For Scottish Theatre Companies Support for a range of work by Scottish drama companies to be performed throughout Scotland. This includes touring

productions, experimental collaborative new work, reproduction of existing scripts or co-productions between companies.

and venues.

Closing Date: October 1996

Touring by Non-Scottish Theatre Companies Support to non-Scottish drama companies to tour new or existing work to a range of venues throughout Scotland.

Closing Dates: November 1996 8: February 1997

Visual Arts

Small Assistance Grants to individual Artists Grants of up to £750 to assist artists with the smaller, more immediate costs involved in creating and presenting new work.

Closing Date: 31 October 1996

Artists' Placements Assistance towards artists’ fees and materials to organisations wishing to establish a visual arts placement during 1997/98.

Closing Date: 1 February 1997

Exhibitions and Projects

Grants to encourage and support innovative exhibitions and other visual projects through support for research fees, project costs, touring costs, critical writing and educational events.

Closing date: 3 January 1997

Touring Exhibition Franchise A substantial grant over two years to support an innovative touring exhibition for Scotland.

Closing Date: 3 January 1997

Hiring Touring Exhibitions

Grants to encourage the wider circulation of touring exhibitions in Scotland and to assist galleries to present more ambitious programmes of temporary exhibitions by means of support for hire fees, transport and travel costs and associated events. Closing Date: 3 January 1997

NB However applications may be considered throughout Lheyear.

Travel and Training Grants

Grants to assist professionals working in the visual arts to travel in Scotland and abroad for purposes specifically related to their work.

Applications considered throughout the year

Seeded Posts

Grants to encourage and support the creation of new visual arts posts, particularly in local authority Museums and Galleries. Funding may be provided on a two to three year basis, reducing over that time. Applications should be submitted in the year prior to funding the post.

Applications considered throughout the year

For further details write to the address below or telephone the SAC Help Desk on 0131 243 2444 between 10-12 and 2-4, Monday to Friday

An outline of all funds and schemes currently available from SAC is available in the publication ‘Guide to Funds and Schemes’ available from the Communications Depamnent. 12 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7DD. Tel: 0131 226 6051 Fax: 0131 225 9833

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