Our Own Art scheme, which supports new buyers and collectors of contemporary art and craft, unveiled its new brand and website at London Art Fair 2019.
This year Own Art is celebrating its 15th year! The scheme was originally launched by Arts Council England in 2004. Since then, over 50,000 customers across the UK have used…
The Making Connections events, part of our Forge business support programme, have just been announced.
Organised by the Waltham Forest Business Network the events are designed to introduce the Blackhorse Lane creative businesses and communities in Waltham Forest to new business and growth opportunities and to allow them to learn more about a specific area of…
Forge, our new business support programme with London Borough of Waltham Forest is now open for applications.
On 4 December 2018, we launched our new business support programme for businesses in the Blackhorse Lane area of Walthamstow, in Waltham Forest. The programme will run for two years, and is open for creative businesses and freelancers in…
The Government has announced a £3 million social investment fund to support creative and cultural organisations across the Northern Powerhouse.
The Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund (NCRF) will run for two years from April 2019 and will be open to non-profit creative, arts and cultural organisation as well as small or medium-sized creative businesses from industries such as crafts, design,…
Creative United has been awarded a contract to support artists, makers, designers, producers, arts organisations and music companies to create jobs and achieve their ambitions for growth.
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is investing in the future of creative industries with a two-year, £100,000 business support programme which will be delivered by Creative United.
Today we launch our evaluation report on the Prosper project that shows that we have enhanced the understanding of what works for business support provision in the creative and cultural sectors.
There’s a lot of discussion around resilience in the arts and creative industries, at a time when the number of students taking arts qualifications is declining and organisations…
Help us shape the future of accessible music making by sharing your views as a music maker, educator or retailer
This week, Creative United, in partnership with OHMI, Drake Music, OpenUp Music and Youth Music, launch a major research project. The aim of the research is to capture a detailed picture of the experiences of disabled people regarding music making. The findings…
Prosper Business Support: 715 hours of support, 70 organisations & 25,000 miles
As the Prosper programme draws to a close, we begin reflecting on the achievements and the wrap-up celebration at Coventry University.
On 31 March we came to the end of the business support period for our Prosper programme. In that time, we delivered 715 hours…
Creative United to become a National Portfolio Organisation for 2018-22
Creative United is thrilled to confirm that it has been chosen to join the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for 2018-22, within the new Sector Support Organisation (SSO) category.
As an SSO, we will continue to focus on the delivery of our consumer credit programmes (Own Art and Take…