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NN Associates Programme

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The NN Associates programme is a tailored CPD training that develops sector-specific and wider employability skills within the cultural and creative industries and beyond. Our Associates Programme diversifies future workforce through the development of business, enterprise and entrepreneurial skills that open up to routes and avenues for those looking to develop careers in the Arts.

The programme is now open for applications and will take place between August and December 2022.

Closing date for applications: Monday 8th August 2022.

As a member of the programme you will:

Undertake a development session to talk about yourself to find out more about your interests and set goals for the programme.

Develop a learning plan to outline key goals designed to help you find work opportunities at the end of the programme.

Attend at least 6 online talks and seminars from industry professionals to:
-Find out more about the arts and cultural sector from established industry professionals.
– Learn more about developing careers, applications and networks in the arts to kickstart your career or develop your confidence.

Work alongside NN Contemporary to:
– Develop your own self-managed projects to explore more of what you want to do and contribute to the gallery programme.
– Undertake Arts Award, if you choose to, to develop qualifications and understanding.
– Work as part of the NN team to get a better understanding of roles within the arts and develop your skills.

Each participant within the scheme will be expected to undertake a minimum of 48 hours development, equating to approximately 4 hours per week.

This is a combination of organised sessions and self-managed time so the programme can work flexibly for you.

The programme is fully funded and therefore places are free but limited.

This programme is intended for people living in South East Midlands area, that is Northamptonshire, Luton, Bedfordshire, and Milton Keynes, and for those unemployed or not in full time education. However, applicants who this does not apply to will be considered.

To apply please complete the application form and return to us so we can set up a conversation to find out more about the you.

Location: 
NN Cotemporary Art, Northampton
Deadline: 
08/August/2022

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Figuring Out... Developing Your Creative Practice fund

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Tuesday 14 June, 6-7:30pm

We’re pleased to offer our next online workshop to support artists & creatives who are planning an application to Round 14 of Arts Council England’s Developing Your Creative Practice (DYCP) programme. Taking place on Tuesday 14 June (6-7:30pm) and led by Mark Devereux, this workshop will address the core questions helping you create a strong application.

As one of the core funders for individual artists, Arts Council England grants can unlock and create important developmental opportunities to help you take your practice and ideas to the next level. The online workshop (via Zoom) will take an in-depth look at the application process for the DYCP programme – dissecting the questions, what they mean and the detail the assessors are looking for.

In addition to the workshop we are pleased to offer participating artists a 10% discount on booking a one-to-one mentoring and advice session with Mark Devereux to support your application. Please note: there are limited numbers of places available for these sessions and will be booked on a first-come-first-served basis.

This workshop is independent from Arts Council England, sharing the knowledge and experience Mark has built from previous successful grant applications.

Cost

GENERAL ticket: Workshop : £30
PAY IT FORWARD ticket: Workshop : £42
LOW INCOME ticket: Workshop : £18
GENERAL ticket: Workshop + 1-hour one-to-one mentoring session : £95

Deadline: 
14/June/2022
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Developing Your Creative Practice (DYCP) : Application writing workshop

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Mark Devereux Projects are pleased to offer our next online workshop to support artists & creatives who are planning an application to Round 13 of Arts Council England’s Developing Your Creative Practice (DYCP) programme. Taking place on Tuesday 1 March (6-7:30pm) and led by Mark Devereux, this workshop will address the core questions helping you create a strong application.

As one of the core funders for individual artists, Arts Council England grants can unlock and create important developmental opportunities to help you take your practice and ideas to the next level. The online workshop (via Zoom) will take an in-depth look at the application process for the DYCP programme – dissecting the questions, what they mean and the detail the assessors are looking for.

This workshop is independent from Arts Council England, sharing the knowledge and experience Mark has built from previous successful grant applications.

Deadline: 
01/March/2022
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Application writing workshop: National Lottery Projects Grants (ACE)

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Tuesday 27 April, 6-7:30pm & Thursday 29 April, 6-7:30pm

Mark Devereux Projects are pleased to offer our next online workshop to support artists & groups who are planning an application to Arts Council England’s National Lottery Projects Grants under £15k funding programme. Split over two evenings, Mark Devereux will share his extensive knowledge and experience building and writing successful applications over the last 12-years.

As one of the core funders of arts projects in the UK, Arts Council England grants can unlock and create important opportunities to help you realise ambitious projects and artworks. The online workshops (via Zoom) will take an in-depth look at the funders’ requirements and application process for the NLPG under £15k programme. Mark will dissect the questions – what they mean, the detail the assessors are looking for and give examples of the type of planning required to give the best opportunity for success.

This workshop is independent from Arts Council England, sharing the knowledge and experience Mark Devereux has built from previous successful grant applications.

Deadline: 
26/April/2021
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