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Funding Creativity in the South-East

We recently became aware of the Create South East initiative via social media, and thought it was worth sharing on our blog.

Create South East is a funding programme open to creative industry businesses with an operational base in Kent, Essex or Sussex. It’s part of the Create Growth programme aimed at scaling up creative businesses outside of the capital.

The grants (upto £10,000) are aimed at helping businesses to scale up and become investment ready. The programme is funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.

They define creative businesses as operating in the following sectors:

  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Fashion
  • Film, Television & Video
  • Music & Radio
  • Photograohy
  • IT – Gaming/Software
  • Performance & Visual Arts

If this sounds like it might be a good fit for your business, for more information please visit the Create South East website at: