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Open 4 Business Portal

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To support our businesses during the current COVID-19 crisis, and into the recovery phase, Carlisle City Council is providing free access to Open 4 Business. Open4Business is designed to support businesses locate relevant up to date funding opportunities.

The portal is updated regularly with new local, regional and national funding announcements and can be easily searched by businesses on the basis of their industry, region and business size. The portal then provides information on how to apply for funding and contact funders directly. To search for grants for your business you will first need to register on the Open4Business website


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2021 International Dylan Thomas Prize Open to Applications

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The International Dylan Thomas Prize is an annual competitive award provided in partnership by the Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea University to recognise and reward literary talent in young authors.

The prize will be awarded to the single author who has written the best literary Work - a commercially published original volume of English language poetry, collection of short fictional stories, fictional novel or novella, radio script or screenplay.

The main prize for the winner is £20,000. Each shortlisted entrant will receive a Runners-up Award of £500.

Entry is open to all authors of any nationality who are aged between 18 and 39.

The closing date for entries to the 2021 Prize is 9 November 2020.

How To Apply

The closing date for applications to the 2021 Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize is 9 November 2020.

The winner will be announced at the final awards ceremony in Swansea, Wales in the spring.

Entries should be submitted by International and UK publishers on behalf of authors, or by PACT/PGA registered producers on behalf of eligible screenwriters.

Application and guidance forms are available for download from the Dylan Thomas Prize website.

More details can be accessed here

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