The Creative employment programme fund is now open for employers to apply for funding for wage contributions for apprentices and paid internships.
Below are a selection of the organisations who have been funded through the Creative employment programme.
Working with Job Centre Plus
Organisations creating paid internships with funding from the Creative employment programme are required to advertise these posts at their local Jobcentre Plus. This ensures they are accessible to the nearly one million 18 to 24 year olds in the UK who are currently unemployed.
Telford Wrekin Music Education Hub
The music education hub in Telford and Wrekin Council applied to the Creative employment programme to create four creative apprenticeships for young people within the local authority and its arts venues.
Suffolk County Council
Bringing together 33 local arts and cultural sector employers into a consortium to create 80 Creative Employment Programme funded apprenticeships and paid internships, Suffolk County Council have been able to address youth unemployment and diversify the area's creative workforce.
London Theatre Consortium
London Theatre Consortium (LTC) is a consortium of 13 of London's leading producing theatres: Almeida Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, Bush Theatre, Donmar Wharehouse, Greenwich Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, Royal Court Theatre, Soho Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Tricycle Theatre, Unicorn Theatre and Young Vic.
Cockpit Arts Consortium
The UK's only creative business incubator for designer-makers is using the Creative employment programme to support its studio-holders through the process of taking on their first employee and growing their micro businesses.
Find out more about the Creative employment programme.