Equity Charitable Trust – new fund that does not require to be a current Equity member in order to apply.
Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants. The fund will focus on the needs of smaller independent organisations and individual practitioners.
The Creative Enterprise* Business Planning Support – will pay grants of up to £5000 to support companies who work in moving image for storytelling, spanning film television, games and immersive, to build meaningful connections and create opportunities for business growth.
The Jerwood/FVU Awards provide an opportunity for UK-based moving-image artists in the first five years of developing their professional practice. The call invites artists to make proposals for ambitious new works, two of which will be chosen for financial support.
Art Fund – grant programmes are currently still open. Small Project Grants provide funding to test new ways of working that will benefit audiences, whilst Network Grants
provide funding to support professional networks, including SSNs, in sharing expertise and knowledge.
The fund supports imaginative cultural initiatives that, in the midst of the global pandemic crisis reinforce European solidarity and the idea of Europe as a shared public space.
Culture Recovery Fund for Independent Cinemas in England will enable non-profit and independent cinemas to open with safety measures in place protecting employees and audiences.
Set up to provide emergency support for theatre workers and freelancers across the UK. It is for theatre professionals who are in need of urgent and critical financial support due to the devastating impact of Covid-19 on the theatre sector. The fund offers easy access individual grants of £1,000 for freelance professional theatre workers.
Learning disability England are awarding small grants of up to £5,000 with money from the Department of Health and Social Care.
The money must be used to help organisations who support people with autism, people with learning disabilities and people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, and their families and carers.
Help Musicians’ second wave of financial hardship support will help those ineligible for government emergency safety nets or unable to survive on what they receive.
Designed to support independent creative practitioners to ensure excellence is thriving in the arts and culture sector. This fund will create more pathways for individuals from a range of creative practices and backgrounds.
New Grant Fund: Art Fund Respond & reimagine grants
Aim to help museums, galleries & cultural organisations respond to immediate challenges connected to the Covid-19 crisis, and offer support to adapt and reimagine ways of working for the future £10-50k
Available for UK public museums, galleries, historic houses, libraries, visual arts agencies or festivals
The International Dylan Thomas Prize is an annual competitive prize awarded to the single author aged 18-39 who has written the best literary work.
The main prize for the winner is £20,000 with runners-up Awards of £500.
The aim of this competition is to find women with exciting, innovative ideas and ambitious plans that will inspire others. The awards are for female founders, co-founders or senior decision makers working in businesses that have been operating for at least one year.
The below opportunities have now closed.
Grants from £10,000 to £50,000 to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to immediate challenges connected to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, and offer support to adapt and reimagine ways of working for the longer-term future.
Aviva Community Fund
The Fund has broadened its criteria to include applications for projects that enable causes to adapt or continue their vital services by covering core running costs
The discretionary fund will support businesses who have fixed costs and have been affected by COVID-19. The intention of the grant is to support small businesses with high premises-related costs that fell outside of the original grant scheme.
Ideate Plymouth can help you to implement immersive technology to grow your business. Successful applicants will receive one to one mentoring and community building and commercialisation support. This programme is completely free to businesses in and around Plymouth.
ACE Developing your Creative Practice – a new development fund designed to support independent creative practitioners to ensure excellence is thriving in the arts and culture sector.
Culture Recovery Fund – Grants and repayable finance of between £50,000 and £3 million will be awarded from a budget of up to £500 million to organisations affected by the Covid-19 crisis that are at risk of no longer trading viably by the end of this financial year.
Round 1: 10.08.20 – 21.08.20
Round 2: 21.08.20 – 04.09.2020
Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage will support organisations across the heritage ecosystem that were financially sustainable before COVID-19, have exhausted all other financing options, and are now at risk of failure.
Community Investigations fund aim to support and explore the consequences and impact of COVID 19, and particularly encourage applications that will attempt to delve beneath the surface and ask more radical questions of the UK society dynamics.