ACE Project Grants – 1-2-1 Advice Sessions with Jess Donn

Are you submitting an under 30k project grant form before November? Do you need help with it? Producer Jess Donn is on hand for one to one sessions to help and advise you with the process.

***This event is now fully booked***

Join Producer and Fundraiser Jess Donn on 6 Oct from 11am,  for a one to one session as they take you through the important considerations when applying for Arts Council England funding.

This is for those of you who are currently writing an application and want some help and guidance with it.

To book a place please complete this form.

Places will be offered on a first come first served basis in the given slots. If demand is high, we will look at offering further sessions. 


About Jess

Jess is a Manchester-based producer and bid writer, specialising in interdisciplinary and interactive work.

As a freelance producer, Jess is currently working on numerous projects in both the commercial and subsidised sectors, supported by the Stage One Bursary.

They have produced work and led national tours in some of the UK’s top venues including The Lowry, Hull Truck & Summerhall.

They are the Associate Producer of award winning companies Plaster Cast and Shepard Tone Theatre.

Previously, Jess was at Mercury Theatre, Colchester as part of the Stage One Regional Placement, where they assisted on the opening season of shows on the venue’s relaunch post Covid and capital redevelopment.

Recently, Jess has written successful grants for some of the UK’s top artists including Symone, Dogmouth Theatre and The Thelmas.


Free, booking required.

To book a place please complete this form.