Find a Funding Opportunity

Use our simple search to check our library of funding opportunities to find the right one for your group.

Let’s ACE it

We are delighted to be receiving ACE funding from 2023, which will enable us to step up the work we do on behalf of our members.<

Making Music to receive Arts Council England funding

Making Music is delighted to be one of the organisations to receive funding from Arts Council England's £43.5 million investment

Webinar recording: Applying for funding

In this recording of our guest speaker webinar (original event 23 April 2021), we explore the ins and outs of writing a funding application.

We welcome John Rostron (Making Music's Manager in Wales and fundraising consultant), Kim Macari (Arts Council England) and Abby Charles (Tŷ Cerdd).

Topics covered include: 

New Fund: Creative Civic Change

Creative Civic Change has launched a new programme to enable people to use arts and creativity to make positive changes in their

New grants available for cultural projects in every London borough

The Mayor of London wants to see more local arts and culture activities created and put on by local people in London, so the Grea

Councillor Funds index

Many local councils have funding available for individual counsellors to allocate to projects and community organisations in their area. Exactly how the funding is used from one council to the next does vary, but common themes are: 
• Helping local organisations to improve the lives and wellbeing of people in the area 
• Encouraging the development of, and active participation in, community activities

Opinion: Are formal concerts more trouble than they're worth?

The majority of our members work towards and put on formal performances or concerts on a regular basis.

Local Authority arts funding index

Local Authorities (LAs) often have multiple grants available over short periods alongside extra help like guidance, advice, and links to other contacts in the area. Although we cover some LA grants in our Funding Finder tool, we've also put together the tables below as a quick and easy way of finding the relevant page on your Local Authority's website for all they have to offer in the way of help.