1. Read the guidance carefully

The guidance gives you information on how to apply for funding and answers some common questions. We strongly recommend that you contact your Arts Council regional office before making an application.

2.    Fill in the application form

Use the application form to tell us about your capital project and how it will meet the aims and outcomes of our capital investment.

The form also asks for information that we may use to report to government or to monitor the different backgrounds of people who receive funding. We will not use this information to assess your application.

You must apply online via the online application portal. Printed applications will not be accepted.

Assistance with your application

We are committed to being open and accessible, and want to make the Capital investment - small capital grants application process accessible to everyone.

If you experience any barriers within the application process or require help to make an application, our enquiries team can be contacted by:

3.    Provide only the information we have asked for

Send only the information we have asked for. We will not consider any additional information you send after you have submitted your application unless we have specifically asked for it.

All applicants can send this supporting information in a digital file.

4.    Submit your application online via our online application portal

Once you have registered online you can start your application, save your work and come back at any time to complete it. Applications must be submitted no later than 10am on 19 December 2013. Applications submitted after this time will not be considered.