We invest in art and culture for a lasting return. We're looking for organisations, artists, events, initiatives and others to apply for our funding and help us achieve our mission of great art and culture for everyone. Use our funding finder if you're interested in applying for funding.
Funding Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants. National Lottery Project Grants is our new open access programme for arts, museums and libraries projects. The fund will support thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations.
The Arts Council of England: The national funding body for the arts in England. It is responsible for developing, sustaining and promoting the arts through the distribution of public money from central government and revenue generated by the National Lottery. Creative Scotland: Supports and invests in Scotland’s arts and creative industries.
Funding Great Place Scheme. The Great Place Scheme is a National Lottery-funded programme which responds to the government’s 2016 Culture White Paper. The Scheme aims to ensure that local investment in arts and culture has the greatest impact on local ecologies (the economy, jobs, education, community cohesion and health and wellbeing).
The Craft Council’s ‘Maker Development’ scheme can help crafts artists with business start-ups, creative growth or to develop a practice. ScreenSkills This online network for creative professionals regularly posts links to funding available for those working in arts and other creative industries. National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF)
We believe that great art and culture makes life better. We champion, develop and invest in experiences that enrich people's lives. We support activities across the arts, museums and libraries and between 2018 and 2022, we will invest £1.45 billion of public money from government and an estimated £860 million from the National Lottery to help ...
The decisions database gives a listing of 2008–2019 Arts Council funding decisions. Decisions are routinely published in the Arts Council newsletter, and historical decisions are recorded in the Arts Council's annual reports which are available online in the publications section.
The Arts Council announces round two of the Festivals Investment Scheme (FIS) for festivals taking place July - December 2020. The Council recognises the distinctive role arts festivals play in sustaining a vibrant and sustainable arts profile at a local level. Festivals provide opportunities for artists and audiences to experience new work and ...