BRIGHTON Digital Festival is offering grants of up to £500 for independently run events but applications close tomorrow.

Organisers are offering ten lots of £500 grants to events that celebrate digital arts and culture as part of the 2014 edition of the festival.

The Grassroots Fund has been created to support projects that will engage a diverse public audience.

To qualify, events must take place in Brighton and Hove between September 1 and 28 September, be open to the public, show consideration of audience development and report back on audience engagement.

For further information people should visit www. grassroots-2014