Six local arts groups have received awards from Kirklees Council.
The money has come from a total grant pool of £10,500 from the current round of the 2013/14 Arts in the Neighbourhood scheme.
The scheme offers grants between £150 and £2,000 for arts and cultural projects.
The deadline for applications to the next round of the Scheme is September 30. This round of funding is for projects taking place from December 1 onwards.
The successful groups were:
Creative Arts Hub (£2,000) for workshops and demonstrations connected to the Andrew A Banks exhibition which is showing at Batley Art Gallery from September 9 to October 5
Dewsbury Arts Group (£1,300) to extend the Arts Award Scheme to cover the Gold award
Golcar Together (£1,450) for a project for schoolchildren in Golcar who will use art to introduce themselves to refugees in the area
Hepworth Brass Band (£1,800) for a Youth Music Performance Project
Kirklees Filmmakers (£2,000) Celebrating 100 years of Indian Cinema – The Art of Raja Harishchandra
Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra (£2,000) for a performance of the opera ‘The Flying Dutchman’ at Huddersfield Town Hall.
Those wishing to apply for grants must register first with the Kirklees Grants Access Point by August 16. To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone the Funding Team on 01484 414824.
There will be a briefing session for potential applicants on Tuesday, August 13, between 6.30pm and 8.30pm at Batley Town Hall.
Please book a place by emailing email@example.com or telephone the Creative Economy Team on 01484 226353.