Funding & Opportunities

We thought it might be useful to collate a list of different sorts of funding and other opportunities. We don’t have the capacity at the moment to do much more than share links and impending deadlines.

Good luck:

Funding Opportunities/Competitions

  • Games Lab – Creative England is doing more with Games Lab.
  • Wellcome Trust – Can fund games either via Development Awards or People Awards.
  • Funding Guide – TIGA and Google have published a free guide to funding your video game. See here (PDF).
A game design is tested at Bristol Games Hub. Image by @tomasrawlings


We’ve created a couple of resources to help people find jobs in game dev, companies find staff and also to find freelancers/services. There is a Facebook group where game dev jobs can be posted and also a Google Doc to list companies and freelancers…

South West Game Dev Jobs

Free to join and you can post your own job ads if you are looking for staff!



SW Freelancer/Company Dev Directory
If you’re looking for people to help on a project, or you are available for work, add your details. Please only list info you’re happy to share in the public domain: