funding

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.

Selected Artists Subsidy application

To help some of our smaller promoting groups with the cost of booking professional artists we are introducing a new booking fee subsidy with this year's Selected Artist Guide.

Building new audiences

Founded in 1998 with the aim of developing the next generation of chamber music lovers and players, the charity CAVATINA Chamber

Artist Expenses Subsidy (promoters) application

Apply for a subsidy of up to 50% of the travel and accommodation expenses for booking a professional artist for your promoting group.

Find a Funding Opportunity

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

Apply for £100 to put on an event for Voluntary Arts Week

The Voluntary Arts Week Microfund invites self-led cultural groups and projects to apply for £100 to put on an event during Voluntary Arts Week.