Please see below funding streams around arts and heritage available to you and your organisation, both local and national opportunities.
Arts Council Jubilee Fund: Funding thanks to the National Lottery to support voluntary and community organisations to deliver creative activity as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
Aurelius Charitable Trust: Grants are available for charitable organisations involved with conservation of culture inherited from the past and the dissemination of knowledge, particularly in the humanities field.
Creative England – Production funding: Creative England Production funding is open to networks and organisations whose work supports and promotes filmmaking activities in the English regions. Funding is available for a range of eligible activity including provision of editorial and technical support for emerging talent looking to produce work, delivery of networking, screening and industry speaker events and master classes, and provision of peer-to-peer support, mentoring, training and advice.
English Heritage – Repair Grants for Heritage at Risk: Grants are available towards the repair and conservation of listed buildings, scheduled monuments and registered parks and gardens. This includes project development actions which enable repair or improved future management.
Historical Buildings, Monuments and Designed Landscapes: Grants are available for the repair and conservation of historic buildings, monuments and designed landscapes in England.
Hospice UK’s Dying Matters Community Grants Programme 2022: The programme offers grants to support registered charities and CICs running community-led arts and culture projects which aim to open up conversations about dying, death and bereavement in new and creative ways at a grassroots level. Small grants up to £999 – for smaller scale activities such as a one-off workshop of poetry, singing, art, crafting, etc. Larger project grants between £1,000 and £5,000 – to enable larger scale community projects such as theatre productions, community murals or photography exhibits. Deadline: 21st February 2022.
Old Possums Practical Trust: The trust makes a number of grants each year to further the aims of the Trust: – to increase knowledge and appreciation of any matters of historic, artistic, architectural, aesthetic, literary, musical or theatrical interest.
Ragdoll Foundation Grants are available to arts, culture and youth-focused organisations working with children and young people in the UK. These are for innovative, high quality arts engagement projects that put the voice and concerns of children and young people at their heart. The main grants programme is offering up to £50,000 for projects lasting up to three years where delivery begins in September 2022 or later After this round of grants, the foundation is refocusing their grant-making. They are likely to support gifted young women from under-privileged backgrounds to develop their talents and skills in the arts and creative media, helping them to achieve their full potential. They are especially interested to receive main grants applications in the current round for pilot projects that address this priority. Deadline: 28th January.
Theatres Trust Small Grants Scheme: Small Grants Programme supported by The Linbury Trust. Grants of up to £5,000 for essential works to enable not-for-profit theatres across the UK to be viable and thrive in the future.