National Funding

​National funding schemes, grants and trusts across all art forms. 

ACE: Elevate

The Elevate fund will strengthen the resilience of arts organisations which are not in receipt of National Portfolio funding in the period 2015-18, but which demonstrate that they make...

Posted by CAN network on 25th January 2016.

PRS and ACE: Momentum Music Fund for artists and bands

Launched in 2013 by PRS for Music Foundation, with £500,000 of investment from Arts Council England, Momentum grants were awarded to 68 artists in the two year pilot scheme. The...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2015.

Wolfson Foundation Arts & Humanities Grants

The Foundation aims to support excellence in the UK, generally through the funding of capital infrastructure in the fields of science and technology, arts and humanities, education,...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2015.

Philip Bates Trust Arts Grant

Grant for individuals and voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that encourage and develop artistic interests in young people in the UK.  Maximum value of grant...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2015.

ACE: Strategic Touring Programme

The next closing date for grant applications to the Arts Council, England Strategic Touring Programme is the 23rd September 2016. The £35 million Strategic touring programme provides...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2015.

Just So Film Fund

The Just So Film Fund is created to support the next generation of filmmakers and champion creativity within short form documentary. In this narrow but crowded space, we know how...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2015.

ACE: Catalyst Evolve programme

A new £17.5 million Catalyst: Evolve programme from the Arts Council launches on 14th January 2016. The fund will support projects that enhance the capacity of arts and cultural...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2015.

Wellcome Trust – Arts Awards

The Wellcome Trust is inviting organisations and individuals to apply for funding through its Arts Awards. The Arts Awards support projects that engage the public with biomedical science...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2015.

Awards for Young Musicians 2016

Awards for Young Musicians (AYM), which support the UK's most talented young musicians (aged 5 to 17) who, because of financial need, may be prevented from fulfilling their creative...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2015.

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Shared Ground Fund

The Shared Ground Fund will support organisations to provide direct services and support to young people, and/or work that seeks to influence relevant policy or practice. It will provide...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2015.