As of the meeting on the 10th of January we awarded grants of the following amounts to the following organisations:
Adbaston Community Concert Society £340
Stafford Folk Club £450
Stafford Players £700
Konnektiv Arts £995
Remember we have grants of up to £1000 available to member societies – details on our website
We’re always keen to promote the events of our members through our social media channels – This Blog, our Facebook Pages and Twitter:
Please send posters and details to our web mistress Nia at firstname.lastname@example.org or via our facebook page and she’ll get them shared out.
We’d also love to share reviews, pictures etc of your wonderful events – send them our way too.
As per the note on the last posts the forms have been updated on the website – and they should be being e-mailed around soon.
You can find forms for grants, and post evaluation forms here – Grant Application Forms and for joining and renewing your SDAC here Joining SDAC
We’ve also amended our banking instructions so we can now join the modern banking revolution and we can send grants by on-line banking. Please get in contact with our treasurer Rod
Having not been able to hold a meeting in October due to not being quorate the Committee yesterday met for the first time since the AGM in October.
We’re excited to have Interact Arts join our members – and we look forward to helping them with their remit to provide fun, informal learning activities in the community, for vulnerable young people and adults, using drama and activity-based workshops and projects to develop individuals and their communities.”
Stafford Art Group – http://stafford-art-group.webnode.com/ to help develop their programme of arts activities. You can find their 2017/18 Programme here
Tree of Life Project in conjunction with Staffordshire Women’s Aid to engage artists Helen Wilson, Mark Uttley and Hollie Uttley in a outdoor based art project to enhance the children’s outdoor play area at ForWard House.
Keep an eye out for updated form with details of the new committee members on – grants applied for using the old forms will not be accepted – please check you’re using the latest ones available. Stewart our secretary will be sending them out soon. He’s also the person to contact if you wish to put yourself forward to join the committee, or about anything else to do with SDAC- he can be contacted at email@example.com
Another successful meeting and grants have been awarded to:
StagedRight Stafford Youth Group – for them to put on Just So this weekend
We also confirmed grants for
- Musical Theatre Stafford
- Staffordshire Poetry Collection
Member societies should have had an e-mail with details of our 2017 AGM
Here’s the details of of the meeting if you missed it
26 September 2017 at 19:30–22:00
Chetwynd Room in the Borough Council Offices, Riverside
Here a Facebook event – https://www.facebook.com/events/125081238220228
Sorry for the delay in anyone waiting to hear from us in the last few months – but we’ve successfully had a meeting and can confirm the committee has agreed to fully fund the following grant applications:
- Adbaston Choral Society’s Autumn & Winter concerts
- Stafford Folk Dance Callers Forum
- Konnektiv Arts
a further application is having to be considered by e-mail but will be resolved asap.
We now have a new complement of money for the support of arts groups in the Stafford Borough – details of how to apply for grants are on our website