Arts Council - Travel and Training award

Accepting applications

Funding is available for travel in 2019 in Architecture, Arts Participation, Circus, Dance, Festivals, Film, Literature, Music, Opera, Street Arts and Spectacle, Theatre, Traditional Arts, Venues, Visual Arts and Young People, Children and Education (YPCE).  Travel and Training (for travel in 2019) is now open for applications. Please refer to Travel and Training 2019 guidelines for details and ensure that you choose this option in Online Services. 
Please note: maximum amount awarded differs between artforms. You must refer to the guidelines specific to your artform to confirm the limited amount before submitting your application.

If you require further information please contact the relevant artform/arts practice assistant. Contact details are available on our staff contact and adviser list.

There are no formal deadlines for the Travel and Training Award. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis while there is an available budget within the relevant artform or arts practice area. Applicants seeking support for all eligible opportunities, including formal courses (postgraduate or equivalent), must submit their application at least four weeks before their proposed date of travel. The Arts Council cannot assess applications received less than four weeks before the proposed date of travel. Applicants seeking support under the Creative Europe (Culture Sub-programme) strand must submit their application at least four weeks before the partner meeting.

Objectives and priorities of award
The Travel and Training Award has three main strands with different objectives and priorities.