Visual Artists and Craft Makers Award scheme (VACMA)

The Visual Artists and Craft Makers Award scheme (VACMA) is a programme of small grants, £500 to £1500, for creative practitioners living in Aberdeenshire.

The scheme is run by Live Life Aberdeenshire's Arts team in partnership with Creative Scotland. Funding is for activities that are integral to the practitioner's personal and professional development, such as the immediate costs of researching, creating and presenting new work or advancing skills, technical ability and ideas.

The next deadline for applications is Tuesday 4th February

Please find the following here:

For further information or to arrange an informal chat please email:

To find out more about the scheme and see more helpful videos, visit the Creative Scotland website.

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