Last chance to apply – Granted: Crowdfunding seminar

Designed especially for artists and visual arts freelancers, Granted aims to give you the confidence and know-how to move your practice and projects forward. The programme combines access to specialist workshops and seminars with online resources, toolkits and tailored advice.

Posted: 10/03/2022

In this harsh economic climate, visual artists who’ve got interesting
ideas to further their practice and careers are seeking out dedicated
opportunities to learn about how to enhance their project pitching and
fundraising techniques. In response to this, a-n The Artists Information
Company that specialises in artists’ professional development and Hen
Norton, co-founder of the crowdfunding organisation WeDidThis, developed
a seminar designed to do just that.

The session looks at identifying your key audiences, making the most of
your networks and developing a strategy and timeline for making the most
effective use of micro-financing. Participants need to be computer
literate and familiar with self-directed learning, as this session
relies on these. You should also be familiar with using social media and
ideally have undertaken some initial research into the basics of

Open to visual artists who have been practising for five years or more and have established professional networks, already shown work in a public setting or undertaken paid-for commissions, residencies or similar projects. The scheme is also open to freelancers working in the visual arts such as curators and project managers that have an established freelance practice and are looking for opportunities to create collaborative projects with artists and within their networks. 

To apply: Please complete the application and monitoring forms (word format) here (or as rtf format) here and save into pdf format.

Return these with a current CV (also in pdf format) by email to  We cannot accept applications for this programme as ‘hard copy’ or by post.

Please email  if you have any queries.

Submit your application up and until 5pm, Friday 22 March 2013.
Save the date! Successful applicants will be notified by email on or before 28 March 2013.

Please note that the need to keep administrative costs low and ensure
as much of our resources as possible are allocated to the programme
means that we can’t provide guidance on making an application or provide
feedback on unsuccessful applications.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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