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Funding Opportunities - January 2021

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[Scot] Biome Collective Grant for Digital Creatives

Deadline 8th January. £500 grant aimed at supporting Scotland-based digital creatives from under-represented or marginalised backgrounds.


[🇬🇧] Innovate UK Innovation continuity loans

Deadline 13th January. Up to £210 million in loans to SMEs that have a challenge in continuing, completing or following on an innovation project


[Greater London] StoryFutures Seed Funding R&D Call

Deadline 20th January. £8k to support R&D in one of the following areas: Health and Wellbeing, Marketing and Visitor Experience, Sustainability, Game Engines.


[🇬🇧] Innovate UK Smart Grants

Deadline 20th January. Project costs must be between £25,000 and £2 million. Up to 70% of project costs can be covered, depending on organisation size.


[🇨🇦] BIPOC Creator Program

Deadline 24th January. Up to $10k CAD to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and Person of Colour) Canadian game creators.


[🌎] Pixel Mill Platform 2021

Deadline 29th January. For studios in or relocating to Northern Ireland. Up to £60k, 12 Months office space and conference attendance / mentoring.


[🇬🇧] Future by Design environmental call

Deadline 31st January. Up to £25k for proposals that engage 18-29 year olds on climate change issues.


[🇬🇧] StoryFutures Kickstart

Deadline 4th February. Grants of up to £10k open to any AR, VR, MR or immersive audio project.


[Scot] Scottish Edge

Deadline 10th February. Individual awards of up to £100k for £1m prizes awarded in total.


[🇬🇧] VocTech Seed 2021

Deadline 11th February. Grants between £15,000 and £50,000 for early stage projects that use digital tech in vocational learning.


[🌎] Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs

Deadline 31st March. 5 winners share £60k prize fund and £100k worth of business support.