We are proud to work with a wide range of organisations to make our work possible. These include funders of our core work and individual projects, sponsors of the festival and business / development support for us as an organisation.
Arts Council England: Support for two years of work (2021-2022) to support our #YoungTeam work, develop a mentoring scheme for aspiring promoters in the city, commission artists to create new work, support the delivery of new events in the districts WMCs, core organisational support and the creation of new job roles to expand Long Division’s capacity.
Youth Music: Supporting our newly expanded #YoungTeam programme, enabling us to deliver to more young people than ever. Includes supporting the appointment of the new staff role Education Development Manager for 1 year.
Wakefield Community Foundation: After funding our #YoungTeam pilot in 2019, they are now supporting us in expanding the education work we are doing in 2020/21
Big Lottery: The delivery of a Community College project as part of the next Long Division Festival.
Wakefield Council: Supported our purchase of a City PA, intended to support local artists and promoters by offering free or low cost hire of technical equipment for live events.
Prosper North: Long Division was selected to be part of the third and final cohort of cultural heritage organisations to benefit from 6 months of business support / training / mentorship between October 2020 and February 2021.
The Association Of Independent Festivals: We are a paying member of AIF, which supports independent festivals across the UK.
Wakefield LCEP: We are a founding member of Wakefield’s Local Cultural Education Partnership.
Wakefield Music Hub: We sit on the board of the Wakefield Music Services Strategic Overview Board.
Festival Sponsors: We’re delighted to be working with Magic Rock Brewery, BBC Introducing, Yorkshire Music Forum, Leeds College Of Music, Wakefield College, Velvet/Now Serving and UNISON for our 2021 festival.