This is the CWL News and Funded Project News Archive. It draws an informative picture on which stories relevant to the creative industries were happening during the AHRC-funded period of Creativeworks London between 2012 and 2016.

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Invitation to tender: Crowdfunding platform

Nesta, Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery Fund and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport are developing a pilot programme in order to explore the following objectives:

– The programme will seek to generate impact through selecting and financially supporting a number of arts and heritage projects. Through this process it will also develop insight into how these sectors can best engage with crowdfunding platforms and processes in the future, developing capacity within this field, along with understanding the profile and motivations of donors.

– It will be used to develop evidence and recommendations on how crowdfunding can be used by public bodies to achieve impact and support their respective sectors in the best ways possible.

We are commissioning a crowdfunding platform to develop a match fund, to be hosted on a pre-existing platform, in order to experiment with a number of ways of match funding projects in the arts and heritage sectors.

Please download the invitation to tender for full details.

Deadline for submissions: 17:30 (GMT), 7 June 2016

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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.