Welsh Broadcasting Trust

FAQ’s

Who can access  your support?

Individuals who want to expand their skills in TV, film, radio and new media.

Organisations that promote skills, development and educational resources for the benefit of the media sector.

 

When are the closing dates for applications?

There are 3 official closing dates for applications each year – March 1st, July 1st and November 1st. The Trustees meet shortly after each closing date, to discuss all applications received for that round.

 

What kinds of activities the Trust is happy to support?

Attending training courses to develop the skills of production or craft in television, radio, new media. These can be short courses, part-time or full-time. For example, scripting workshops; courses for specialist technical skills and business skills improvement courses.

Higher degree education courses, but not undergraduate first degree courses or performing arts courses.

Travel grants to show your work at festivals or recognised media marketing events.

Funding for organisations or companies which offer specific educational or training programmes.

Projects that enhance cultural experience through the medium of television, film, radio and new media.

 

What activities that fall outside the scope of support to trust?

Production costs.

Theatre, performing, journalism.

We don’t pay for people’s own time (e.g. to take time off work to develop an idea, script, etc.)

 

Is it possible to receive a contribution towards a degree?

Yes, for a postgraduate degree in a relevant field. But we do not fund requests to attend first degree courses.

 

Is it possible to receive a contribution towards performing course television/film/radio?

No. Funding the development of performers is not our goal, but there are grants available from others.

 

Could I receive a contribution towards a performing platform/singing course?

No. Funding the development of performers is not our goal, but there are grants available from others.