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Funding for Group Music Making Activities

Posted: September 17, 2014 at 12:30 pm


The Michael Tippett Musical Foundation, the charitable Trust established by the composer to encourage the music of the future, has announced that it is open for applications. Funding of between £500 and £4,000 is available for the development of group music making, especially involving young people. Because of the Trust’s link with a major composer, […]

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Headway Arts – Stars Trek 2014

Posted: September 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm

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On Thursday 18th September, Headway Arts will be doing their annual sponsored walk from Seaton Sluice to Blyth. They’ve called it their STARS TREK! If you would like to sponsor Headway Arts you can do it by text or online with your debit card / credit card / PayPal account. Details about donating are on […]

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50p for culture: How much is invested in your area? A National Campaign

Posted: September 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm


The National Campaign for the Arts (NCA) is leading a campaign to safeguard and increase local authority investment in arts, museums and heritage.  The campaign brings together new research, data analysis and a website ( where residents in England can find out how much local authorities planned to invest in culture in their area in […]

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Culture NI – Article on Arts Council Funding Cuts – by Lee Henry

Posted: September 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm


Arts Funding Cuts Announced In year cuts of 5% will affect 37 Arts Council clients in 2014/15, with wider cuts scheduled for next year By Lee Henry – published in Community Arts Partnership Following the June Monitoring Round reallocation of funds announced by the Finance Minister, Simon Hamilton, on July 31, 37 arts organisations in […]

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Granada Foundation Grants Programme (North West England)

Posted: September 12, 2014 at 11:00 am


The Granada Foundation has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 24th September 2014. Through its grants programme, the Foundation wishes to encourage and promote the study, practice and appreciation of the fine arts, including drawing, architecture and landscape architecture, sculpture, literature, music, opera, drama, cinema, and the methods and means of […]

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Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards

Posted: September 11, 2014 at 11:00 am


Application deadline: 21 September 2014 Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards support local community projects which are based in areas where Tesco has stores. Funding is available to provide practical benefits, such as equipment and resources for projects that directly benefit either health, sustainability or opportunities for young people in the local communities in areas where […]

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People’s Postcode Trust Dream Fund

Posted: September 10, 2014 at 11:00 am

People's Postcode Trust

Application Deadline: 30 September 2014 Funding of between £250,000 and £750,000 is available to give organisations in Scotland, England and Wales the chance to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life. Two funding awards are available: £750,000 for larger charities that have an income in […]

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PRS Funding for Artists & Bands

Posted: September 8, 2014 at 11:00 am


PRS for Music Foundation and Arts Council England have announced that the next application deadline for the Momentum Music Fund is the 28th October 2014. The Momentum Music Fund is a £500,000 fund to develop the careers of talented artists and bands. It is anticipated that grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 will be awarded […]

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Power to Change Short Film Competition

Posted: September 7, 2014 at 11:00 am


UnLtd, the social enterprise charity, has announced that people wishing to start a enterprise in their community can enter the Power to Change Film Competition to win some funding. The first prize is an award of £1,000 with two runner up prizes of £500 each. Ideas could include transforming an empty shop into a technology […]

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Austin & Hope Pilkington Trust Grants

Posted: September 6, 2014 at 2:30 pm

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Deadline: Sat 1 Nov 2014 The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust which awards grants to registered charities in the United Kingdom has announced that the next closing date for applications is 1 November 2014. During 2014, the Trust is seeking to fund projects that promote Music and the Arts and help the elderly. Grants are usually […]

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