1. Read the guidance notes

The guidance, available in PDF and Word format, gives you information on how to apply and answers some common questions. If you have any further questions you can contact our enquiries team at enquiries@artscouncil.org.uk.

2. Prepare and submit your application

You must apply through the online application portal using the standard application form. The proposal must be a maximum of 4,000 words. The only attachment you should submit with your application is the proposed budget for the activity.

Applications must be submitted no later than 11am on Wednesday 14 August 2013. Applications submitted after this time will not be considered.

You will receive an acknowledgement email confirming that we have successfully received your application.

We anticipate announcing the successful partnerships or consortia in December 2013, with delivery to begin immediately for up to three years.