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Welcome to our funding finder. Browse our funding programmes and take a closer look at key information, including key dates and eligibility criteria.

We regularly add new funds and remove closed programmes. If your required funding does not appear in the search below, please check back soon or contact us for more information.

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Grants for the Arts Libraries fund

Open / Fund

Investing in projects delivered by public libraries or library authorities working in partnership with artists and cultural organisations

Funding activity

Audio-visual, original work, participation, performance.

Grant range

£1,000 to £100,000

Strategic Touring

Open / Fund

Bringing great art and culture to everyone, particularly those outside London or who haven't taken part before

Funding activity

Touring.

Total fund

£35 million for 2015–18, including £750,000 a year from the Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund to support inbound international touring.

Catalyst Small Grants

Open / Fund

A new £3 million initiative to build fundraising capacity to enable arts and culture organisations to attract more private giving to the sector

Funding activity

Capacity building, organisational development

Total fund

£3 million

Grant range

£10,000-£30,000

PRISM fund

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The Preservation of Industrial and Scientific Material (PRISM) Fund awards grants to help charitable bodies and Accredited museums acquire and conserve items or collections which are important in the history and development of science, technology, industry and related fields.

Funding activity

Acquisition and conservation projects

Grant range

£500 to £20,000.

Celebrating Age

Open / Fund

Supporting cultural spaces and other organisations to be open, positive and welcoming places for older people; and taking high quality arts and culture into places where older people will find it easier to engage.

Funding activity

Collaborative working, audience engagement, developing relationships, commissioning work, developing spaces - arts, cultural and otherwise.

Total fund

£1.5 million

Grant range

£50,000 - £100,000

Next key date 31/08/2017

Ambition for Excellence

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Ambition for excellence is a £35.2 million programme aimed at stimulating and supporting ambition, talent and excellence across the arts sector in England

Funding activity

Audio-visual, broadcast and transmission, commissioning, digital creation, exhibition, festival, original work, performance, production

Total fund

£35.2 million

Next key date 27/10/2017

Applying to Grants for the Arts

How to apply to our grant programme for individuals, art organisations and other people who use the arts in their work

Funding activity

Audio-visual, broadcast and transmission, buildings and infrastructure, capacity building, commissioning, digital creation, diversity and equality, education and learning, exhibition, festival, organisational development, original work, participation, performance, production, professional development, publishing, research and development, sector development, talent development, touring.

Grant range

£1,000 to £100,000.

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