Call for Proposals Deadline: 10th January 2023

The Centre for Arts and Wellbeing is seeking proposals on small-scale or pilot projects that link to arts and wellbeing and at least one of our academic themes:

  • Drawing for health and wellbeing
  • Design for change
  • Making well
  • Inclusion through narrative
  • Creative methodologies
  • Sustainable communities

Funding of up to £1000 is available and we would particularly value projects that focus on:

  • Collaborative/Transdisciplinary work
  • Developing networks with external academic and/or community partners
  • Sustainable outcomes
  • Inclusive practice and pedagogy

Proposals of no more than 500 words should outline:

  • a project lasting for between 6 months and 12 months with clearly specified outcomes. (Please note that funding must be spent by the 30th of June, 2023);
  • how the project relates to the Centre for Arts and Wellbeing academic themes Centre for Arts and Wellbeing ( and the university’s Strategic Plan Research and Enterprise Strategic Plan (;
  • how the project will be sustainable after the initial funding;
  • a clear budget
    • eligible costs include: fees for visiting speakers; travel and subsistence costs; lunches/teas during events
    • networking events, workshops, conference organisation;
    • the following costs are ineligible: staff costs; conference fees.)

At least one member of the project team should be a member of CAW or be willing to join.

Proposals will be assessed by a panel comprising of members of the Centre for Arts and Wellbeing and all successful applicants will be asked to attend a meeting with other seed fund leads and to capture their project via a case study for the Centre’s online platforms.

Applicants will be informed about the outcome before the end of January 2023.  Please email your application to:

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