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Access Help for ACE Funding: We’re Here.


Do you feel like you are in the dark? If you face any barriers to applying for ACE National Lottery Project Grants you can apply for paid access support. Either a support worker you know or Diverse City can can provide access help applying for ACE funding.

3 Simple Steps To Get Support With Your ACE Application

Step 1: E-mail Arts Council England’s customer services. Add ‘ACCESS INFORMATION’ in the subject bar and tell them what you need, who can support you and what it will cost.

Step 2: If you have chosen Diverse City to support you, Arts Council (ACE) will get in touch with us. If you have chosen a support worker you know, get in touch with them.

Step 3: ACE will pay us directly for the support or they will pay your support worker. You can get on with making your application.

You can also explore these relevant pages on the Arts Council England website:

And watch this National Lottery Project Grants guidance video. There is a BSL interpreted version further below:

Need More Resources?

Arts Council England have some helpful tips and tricks on their website that can help you further. You can check out their page on How to Apply for £15k and Under as well as their Supplementary Guidance July 2020-April 2021.

Diverse City is determined to support artists and creatives in the performing arts through everything we do. This is why we are part of the Freelance Task Force initiative. Click here to read more.

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