The Open Access Award supports activities that build audiences and promote creative and artistic excellence across the Black Country. Whether you’re a professional artist, performer or community group who have never experienced an arts activity before, this could be for you.

Open Access is open to individuals, groups and organisations in Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. Open Access is a flexible award to support the seed of a great idea through to the growth of a great project. The full amount available for the round is £7,500 across all 3 boroughs.