Apply to Unlimited

Update: Please note that the application portal is now closed and this page is for reference only. We can no longer accept any applications, or offer any exceptions or extensions to the deadline. Shortlisted applicants will receive more information about the next stages after we have processed all of the applications. The shortlist will be announced on December 3 2020.

Unlimited is an arts commissioning programme that enables new work by disabled artists to reach UK and international audiences. We are currently looking to commission more work from disabled artists and companies.

General information on how to apply is provided below in multiple formats, as well as further information on our partner awards.

More detailed guidance and an example application form for each award strand – Main Commission awards, Research and Development awards, Emerging Artists awards – can be found on the relevant pages, which are listed on the right if you’re viewing this on a desktop/laptop computer and below if you’re using a mobile or tablet.

Main Commissions
Research and Development Awards
Emerging Artist Awards
Selection panels

We have compiled answers to some Frequently Asked Questions.

Read about the selection panels and find out more general information about the awards, what Unlimited funds and why on our blog.

The application portal for Expression of Interest application was open from Thursday 01 October 2020 and closed on Tuesday 27 October 2020 at 12 noon. We cannot accept any applications at this time.


Unlimited Commissions Announcement video alternative formats

Unlimited Commissions Announcement video (BSL Interpreted)

Unlimited Commissions Announcement video (Audio Described)

Unlimited Commissions Announcement video (Capsiynau Cymru)