The Centre for Arts and Wellbeing is pleased to announce that our 2023-24 calls for event and seed funding are now open!

Events Funding:

Funding of up to £1000 is available to support the production of events (conference/symposium/festival). We would particularly welcome events that:

  • Include leading international speakers and partners;
  • Celebrate collaborative/transdisciplinary work with an emphasis on arts and wellbeing;
  • Include work from artists, community partners, PGRs and academics;
  • Incorporate sustainable outcomes/outputs/ways of capturing the event;
  • Focus on practice and/or pedagogy;
  • Offer a face-to-face element and are inclusive;
  • Offer free spaces for CAW members.


Seed Funding:
Funding of up to £700 is available to support a small-scale or pilot project that links to arts and wellbeing. We are particularly keen to receive proposals that focus on:
  • An international perspective (incorporating leading international partners and contributors) 
  • Collaborative/Transdisciplinary work
  • Developing networks with external academic and/or community partners
  • Sustainable outcomes
  • Inclusive practice and/or pedagogy

APPLY NOW: CAW Seed funding 23-24_Call for Proposals


Applications for both schemes should demonstrate how the proposed activity aligns with at least one of our research themes:

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

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. All successful applicants will be asked to attend a meeting with other seed fund leads and to capture their project via a case study report for the Centre’s online platforms.

The deadline for both schemes is 5pm, 13 February 2024

We look forward to receiving your application.

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