Funding: Ambition for Excellence, Arts Council England

Funding: Ambition for Excellence, Arts Council England

The Arts Council England has launched a new “Ambition for Excellence” Fund. The Fund which is worth £35.2 wants to stimulate and support ambition, talent and excellence across the arts sector in England, especially outside London. Ambition for Excellence aims to: contribute to the development of strong cultural places grow and develop talent and leadership … Continue reading

Funding: Just Act Community Fund

Funding: Just Act Community Fund

Following the closure of Community Development Foundation, who created social giving website Just Act, ownership has been transferred to Crowdfunder. Crowdfunder, is one of the UK’s leading crowdfunding website. As a result, Crowdfunder has launched the £50,000 Just Act Community Fund. Through the fund Volunteer-led community projects in England and Wales that are seeking to … Continue reading

Funding: The Toy Trust

The Toy Trust grant is provided and administered by the British Toy and Hobby Association. The Trust awards grants of up to £5,000 to registered charities working with young people in the UK and throughout the world. More details on the trust’s website.

Funding: Google Grants UK Programme

The Google Grants UK programme supports organisations sharing Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Designed for registered charities, Google Grants provides free advertising on Google AdWords, to charities seeking to inform and engage their … Continue reading

Funding: Resilient Heritage – Heritage Lottery Fund

Funding: Resilient Heritage – Heritage Lottery Fund

The Heritage Lottery Fund’s Resilient Heritage grants programme is opened for applications. Through the programme, not for profit organisations and partnerships led by not for profit organisations can apply for grants of £3,000 – £250,000 to strengthen their organisation, and build the capacity of their staff and volunteers to better manage heritage in the long … Continue reading

Funding: Community Business Bright Ideas Fund

Power to Change, which supports community businesses, has announced that its Community Business Bright Ideas Fund round 2 is now open for applications. The £1.85 million Community Business Bright Ideas Fund will offer around 80 community groups, who work in England, with up to 15 days of tailored support and grants of up to £20,000 … Continue reading

Funding: The Elephant Trust

The Elephant Trust has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 10th June 2017. The Trust offers grants to artists and for new, innovative visual arts projects based in the UK. The Trust’s aim is to make it possible for artists and those presenting their work to undertake and complete projects when confronted by lack … Continue reading

Funding: War Memorial Grants

The War Memorials Trust is providing grants for the repair and conservation of free-standing war memorials in England. These grants are intended to help those who are responsible for the upkeep of war memorials. T he grants support the care and preservation of war memorials to a high standard, and to prevent the decay of … Continue reading

Funding: The Weavers Company Benevolent Fund

The Weavers’ Company, a textile-related, charitable and sociable organisation, has announced that the next closing date for its grants programme is the 31 July 2017. Organisations must normally be registered charities or in the process of applying for registration. The Weaver’s Company Benevolent Fund supports projects working with disadvantaged young people (aged 5 to 30 years) … Continue reading

Resource: Creative Industries Federation response to Government’s Industrial Strategy

After consultation with more than 300 members at 10 meetings across the UK, the Creative Industries Federation has produced a comprehensive submission to the government’s industrial strategy green paper on behalf of the sector. The Federation believes the industrial strategy is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a modern British economy based on the creative industries … Continue reading