Engage COVID 19 Update - 09 October
Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards
The awards, delivered by Renfrewshire Leisure in partnership with Creative Scotland, are for individual visual artists and craft makers living and/or working in Renfrewshire.
Artists and makers can apply for support towards costs involved in the research, development and creation of new work and practices.
Download the application form and guidelines here.
Creative Scotland will be hosting two FREE online advice sessions for potential applicants.
These will take place on the following dates:
Thurs 15 Oct | 10-11am
Tues 27 Oct | 10-11am
It is highly recommended that potential applicants attend one of these sessions to find out more about the VACMA bursary scheme, and also to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how the award would help to develop their practice at this time, before making an application to the Renfrewshire scheme.
Deadline for applications : Tues 10 Nov, 5pm
Support for individuals
The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has today launched a new strategy, announcing that it will focus on the following three interdependent aims: improving our natural world, tackling injustice to deliver a fairer future and nurturing creative, confident communities
Free legal advice at St Vincent's Hospice
St. Vincent’s Hospice is offering you the chance to have an informal discussion with a friendly, trusted solicitor to help you plan for the future, particularly for Wills and Powers of Attorney. Appointments are confidential, free of charge and are provided without obligation or commitment. However, donations are welcomed to support the work of the Hospice.
Telephone appointments of up to 30 minutes are available on Tuesday 20 October between 10am and 4pm. Appointments are available to any adult living in Renfrewshire.
Many local people have already used this popular service and recommend it highly. One person said: “I’ve been meaning to sort out my Will for ages, but didn’t know where to start. It was great to talk with such a friendly solicitor – they put me at ease right away – and everything was settled really easily. What a wonderful service!”
Booking is essential. If you would like to make an appointment, please contact June Burgess, Legacy Officer at St. Vincent’s Hospice on 01505 705 635 or by emailing June.Burgess@svh.co.uk