Over the last few months in EDReC, we’ve been working with Arts Council England South-East on a project called Crossovers. The project aimed to explore new relationships between culture, tourism and economic development. In the Spring, we’ll be publishing a report on the ‘cultural visitor economy’ (CVE).
This year we’re offering two more grants of £1,500 to new projects in the south-east of England that address our key themes: culture, the visitor economy and economic development.
Do you have an idea for a new creative project in the visitor economy?
Have you been thinking about how to bring more tourists to your area using the arts?
Have you been discussing how your cultural project can contribute to your local economy?
We want to see this money being used to kick start innovative projects in the south-east of England. We don’t want to give you a burden of paperwork that takes up your time when you could be busier doing more creative, effective things.
Using funding from Arts Council England South East, we’ve created a process in which you can enter the competition quickly, with the minimum of form filling, and then, if you win, you can get on with getting your project going.
Here’s how you enter:
Fill in this form
Return it, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 1st February 2013
We will make a decision about the two projects that best help us to support new relationships between tourism, culture and economic development in the south-east, and we’ll announce this on 11th February.