Posted by Meril Morgan

Funding: National Lottery Project Grants scheme, Arts Council England

Funding: National Lottery Project Grants scheme, Arts Council England

Project Grants is an open access programme for arts, museums and libraries projects, funded by the National Lottery. The fund will support thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations. Some small updates to  guidance and information sheets have recently been made. Grants between £1,000 – £100,000 are available. If you’re applying for £15,000 or under, … Continue reading

Funding: Calor Rural Community Fund

Calor Rural Community Fund offers rural off grid communities the chance to gain funding for projects that will improve local life. Applications for funding are divided into three categories: £1,000, £2,500 and £5,000. There are 5 x £5,000 grants, 6 x £2,500 grants and 10 x £1,000 grants available to off-grid community projects. Funding applied … Continue reading

Funding: B&Q community re-use scheme

DIY store B&Q operates a community re-use scheme through all its branches across the UK. The scheme donates unsellable products and materials for re-use by local schools, other educational institutions and community groups, for the benefit of the local community and the environment. All items are donated on the understanding that they will be re-used … Continue reading

Funding: Youth Music

Funding: Youth Music

  Youth Music’s grants programme provides funding for music-making projects in England. It is made up of three separate funds: Fund A offers small grants (£2,000 to £30,000) for high quality music-making projects and involves a simple application process. Deadline: 5pm,  Friday 5th April 2019. Fund B offers medium-sized grants (30,001 – £150,000 per year for … Continue reading

Funding: BlueSpark Foundation

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to BlueSpark Foundation to support the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. BlueSpark is particularly keen to support projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and young … Continue reading

Opportunity: Fun Palaces 2019

Fun Palaces is an ongoing campaign for cultural democracy, with an annual weekend of action every October. The campaign promotes culture at the heart of community and community at the heart of culture. The weekend of action uses the combination of arts, craft, science, tech, digital, heritage and sports activities, led by local people for … Continue reading