Jerwood New Work Fund

Jerwood New Work Fund is our funding pathway for extraordinary artists with new projects ready to take the next step.

The Jerwood New Work Fund offers targeted project funding for early-career artists, makers, curators and producers who have recently completed a Jerwood Arts supported development programme. It enables us to channel our support to artists coming through our programmes at a pivotal moment to secure the partners, venues and funding to green light their new ideas and realise their ambitions on their own terms. We want to enable artists to be bold and take risks, to complete exceptional work and connect it with a public audience as they seek to establish their practices.

The latest 24 early-career artists, makers, curators, and producers selected for the Jerwood New Work Fund (JNWF), represent some of the most exciting breakthrough talent across the UK, spanning a variety of artforms including theatre, music, installation, live art, sonic art, visual arts and circus.

The fund offers project grants from £2,500 – £10,000 to extraordinary early-career artists, makers, curators and producers, supporting them to bring bold new work to audiences across the UK by funding the final development and presentation of exceptional new projects.

The current round of awardees are working on projects that will lead to a live or online exhibition, performance, publication or installation across the UK from Belfast to Blackpool to Battersea, as well as online by the end of 2024.

Application is by invitation only on completion of a Jerwood Arts supported programme. Applications are assessed and selected by Artist Advisers and the Jerwood Arts team.

We expect the next round of JNWF will open for application in Spring 2023. If you’ve recently completed a Jerwood Arts supported development programme, award, residency or fellowship, we’ll be in touch soon about the next round of the fund.

Keep scrolling for pages on all of the latest artists, makers, curators and producers selected for the Jerwood New Work Fund.

Read the announcement of the latest Jerwood New Work Fund artists.

Read our blog ‘What Now?’ Jerwood New Work Fund in Focus.