2004-2006 Arts Council grant to be writer in residence at the First Base Day Centre, Brighton
2002 Second Prize, Tales of the City competition, The Insight newspaper, Brighton
2000 Society of Women
Writers and Journalists Award towards costs of my creative writing MA, UEA
Since 2005 I have personally raised over £875,000 for Creative Future and the First Base Arts Project to train, develop and promote marginalised artists and writers. I have secured funding from the: Arts Council, European Social Fund, UK Government Cabinet Office, Reaching Communities, Awards for All, many local authorities, Mental Health Commissioning Teams, Housing Associations, Lloyds Bank Foundation, BUPA Foundation, Screen South, a variety of trusts and foundations and many more.