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Heritage Lottery Fund Collecting Cultures

Posted: April 12, 2014 at 11:00 am

This initiative supports museums, libraries and archives to develop their collections through strategic acquisition projects. Grantees plan and deliver programmes of targeted purchase and engage a wider range of people with their collections. You can apply for grants of £50,000 to £500,000. Collecting cultures projects need to contribute towards all six of the following outcomes: […]

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Deadline for the Creative Employment Programme is looming

Posted: April 11, 2014 at 2:30 pm

The next deadline for applications to the Creative Employment Programme is the 25th April 2014. The £15 million, National Lottery funded programme aims to increase work and training opportunities for unemployed young people within the creative sector. The programme will provide funding for 6,500 new traineeships, apprenticeships and paid internship opportunities to help young unemployed […]

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The Bodfach Trust (Wales)

Posted: April 10, 2014 at 11:00 am

Charities operating in Mid Wales and the Welsh Borders can apply for grants of up to £500 to the Bodfach Trust. The Trust makes grants to charities involved in five areas: affordable housing, care for the elderly, helping young people, preservation of old buildings, and supporting green spaces and public parks. The trustees are particularly […]

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Children in Need: Small and Main Grants Available

Posted: April 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

Children in Need

Funding is available for groups who are looking to run projects that work with children and young people aged 18 years in the UK, who are experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect Any kind of disability Behavioural or psychological difficulties Living in poverty or situations of deprivation Children in Need fund organisations working […]

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Fund Innovators – The Idea’s fund

Posted: March 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm

The Idea’s fund is offering 20 awards of £500 to creative individuals and groups. The funding scheme is open to all creative disciplines. They have 20 lots of £500 to give away – 10 for 16 to 22-year-olds, and 10 for 23 to 30-year-olds. In the past they’ve funded everything from dance and film projects […]

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Heritage Lottery Fund Young Roots Programme

Posted: March 21, 2014 at 11:00 am


Funding is available from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the Young Roots programme. Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) wants to hear from organisations that work with people aged 13 to 25 to engage them in their heritage. Please note the guidance for this programme has been updated, applications can be submitted at anytime. More information about […]

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Funding Advice Sessions at Theatr Soar

Posted: March 8, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Funding advice sessions are being held across Wales. These events enable individuals and organisations to discuss their project ideas and make general funding enquiries with members of Arts Council Wales staff. 40 minute slots will be available to attendees to discuss possible projects with their Information Officers. They will be able to offer guidance on […]

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Family and Community Learning Service grants – Nottingham

Posted: March 6, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Nottingham City Council’s Family and Community Learning Service are offering funding to community and voluntary organisations to deliver workshops that aim to raise awareness of the benefits of lifelong learning in improving chances of employability. Each workshop must demonstrate that it covers one or more of the following core strands; Arts and culture Sustainability Community […]

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Community Safety Fund – Nottingham

Posted: February 23, 2014 at 11:00 am

Nottinghamshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping has ring-fenced £250,000 from his Community Safety Fund to invest in locally-based charities, groups and social organisations that share his goals to make the county safer. Grants up to a maximum of £25,000 are available, and Commissioner Tipping is keen to support services which focus on early intervention […]

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Clore Poetry and Literary Awards

Posted: February 21, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Grants are available for poetry and literature initiatives aimed at children and young people under the age of 19 years across the UK. The Foundation does not have strict criteria for project proposals and applicants are encouraged to be as creative and imaginative as possible. However the following will be taken into account when assessing […]

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