Whether you’re an artist, arts organisation or creative business, at whatever stage of development, there are plenty of useful resources out there to help you. We’ve picked out a few of our favourites and ones we think are handy to know about. If you’ve got ones you use a lot let us know. (Many thanks to our partners at Creative Kirklees who first collated the content for these pages)

 Running Your Own Business

 Whether you’re starting out in business or are an established artist or arts organisation there’s business information relevant for you. Here are some handy business tips, help & advice to help to along the way. 

Looking For Funding

We all need funding from somewhere to make our ideas happen.  Here are a few places to look to get you started and point you in the right direction to some of the funding that's out there for your project.

National Support Agencies

Finding the right support to help your ideas grow can make all the difference.  Whatever your arts practice there’s an agency there to support you and offer resources for your area of work.

 Voluntary Arts & Volunteering

Are you interested in volunteering in the arts or looking for volunteers for your organisation? These sites are a good place to start if you want to get involved or find resources to help you run a group.

Safeguarding Children & Adults

Do you work with children or with adults with care needs?  Make sure you’re up-to-date with the latest information and essential guidance when working with children and vulnerable adults.

Running an Event

Are you planning an event and wondering where to start or just need to keep up-to-date with the latest information? Here are some suggestions for guides or websites that you can use when running your event.

Intellectual Property

Want to know more about sharing and protecting your original ideas and artworks?  Take a look at these sites that can help you protect your creative work and answer some of your legal queries

Other Useful Sites

There are lots of sites and resources out there, but where do you start?  We’ve put together a few that we think are useful to know about.  Check them out and see how they can help you. 

     Arts and Health

 Living Well Resources pages. We have compiled the following list of information resources that might be of interest to you