So you wanna get funding

So You Wanna Get Funding

14:00-15:00 BST, FRIDAY 3 JULY

Does the Arts Council England application baffle you? 

There are many challenges facing freelance artists and companies and we are aware that now more than ever, there is the need for advice when it comes to funding and fundraising for projects. This session will provide stepbystep guide on how to tackle funding for yourself or your company and will talk through the specific Arts Council application process.

This session will be run by Emma Kendall.

Register for the live webinar here




60 minutes




Emma Kendall 
Emma is an arts fundraiser, currently working as Development Manager at Clean Break. She previously worked in fundraising at the Orange Tree Theatre, and as a freelance Producer and Assistant Producer. She is passionate about championing new work; the social impact of arts engagement and cultural learning; and representation on and off stage. She is a Trustee of NSDF and Creative Youth.

Maya Ellis
Maya Ellis is a theatre producer. Her credits include In My Lungs The Ocean Swells (Vaults – Origins Award Winner), Kill Climate Deniers and Ali and Dahlia (The Pleasance), Whalebone (Edinburgh Festival Fringe), Moonfleece (The Pleasance), How The Vote Was Won (The Bunker), Byron: Angel and Outcast (Cadogan Hall with Simon Russel Beale and Kazakhstan tour), and Stop and Search (Arcola). She has also worked at multiple venues including Arcola Theatre and Finborough Theatre. Maya Ellis currently works for SummerHall in Edinburgh, no more superheroes and Clean Break.

how to join

These live webinar sessions will take place on Zoom at the time listed at the top of this page. Please register using the link above and keep an eye on your emails as you will receive a confirmation link with the login details.

Please note, these events have a limited capacity and we ask that if you do register to attend that you let us know if you can no longer use your place so we can reallocate it to someone else.


This webinar is part of Creative Youth’s So You Wanna Work In The Arts? programme, a series of free sessions aimed at helping young people gain an insight into the professional creative industries. The workshops will be bring together experienced arts practitioners and inspiring young creatives to explore the future of the arts.

Supported by Arts Council England, Kingston Council and Kingston University.

Please note these sessions will be recorded so we can make the resources available to other young artists in the future.

Due to Covid-19 this year’s festival has been created as an online experience. We hope you enjoy the festival and are inspired by the talented artists who are adapting to these challenging times. If you would like to see more of the international collaborations that have been demonstrated during Digifest, please consider making a donation to the charity here.

Any contribution, however big or small, is hugely appreciated.

Event Details
  • Start Date
    3rd July 2020 14:00 BST
  • End Date
    3rd July 2020 15:00 BST
  • Category