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Wirral Borough of Culture 2024 Grants for arts, culture and heritage projects

Wirral is Borough of Culture for the Liverpool City Region in 2024 and we’ve developed an exciting programme in collaboration with creative organisations and individuals.

The impact of Wirral’s first year as Borough of Culture in 2019 was immense. Over half a million people took part. It also laid the foundations for a new chapter for Wirral’s creative sector. New cultural venues opened their doors as a result. Increasing numbers of artists, makers and creatives are calling Wirral home.  Our aim is to create a similar long-lasting impact from Wirral Borough of Culture 2024.

This year’s programme will allow us to show how culture plays a role in creating places we want to live, work and spend time in. This year will give us a platform to tell Wirral’s story. It will reflect where we’ve been and where we’re going.

As part of Borough of Culture, we’re committed to making arts, culture and heritage accessible to all during the year and we are making grants available for projects across the borough. We want to celebrate all artforms and the creativity, people and places that make Wirral unique.  

These grants are made possible through funding from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and with support from Wirral Council.

If you are a creative or a member of a group or organisation who can help us tell Wirral’s story during this special year and into the future, these grants are for you.

Details of legibility and further information for applicants can be found HERE

How to apply

You can download the application form below. Complete the form and send it to wirral2024@wirral.gov.uk no later than 12 noon on 15 March 2024.

Applications received after this time will not be accepted. We are also unable to accept any appendices but you can include a maximum of 5 web links to further information in your application if you wish.

Wirral Borough of Culture 2024 grants application form (Word, 40Kb)

If you have further questions about the fund or application process, please contact us at wirral2024@wirral.gov.uk

We want to increase the diversity of the groups and individuals that we support. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on their education or employment status, ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, nationality, disability, civil or marital status, pregnancy or maternal status, religion, belief or socio-economic background.  If you have particular barriers to being able to make an application, let us know.

If you are unable to complete the application form, you can apply by video or audio. Please send a Dropbox folder link or similar to the email address below. Please keep this to a maximum of 8 minutes and include essential contact details (phone and email), name and address in the email. 

For complete guidance on this funding round, and further information for applicants, visit the Borough of Culture Website HERE

https://www.wirral.gov.uk/leisure-parks-and-events/wirral-borough-culture-2024/wirral-borough-culture-2024-grants-arts

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