Funding

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We invest in art and culture for a lasting return. We're looking for organisations, artists, events, initiatives and others to apply for our funding and help us achieve our mission of great art and culture for everyone.

Welcome to our new funding finder

Explore our funding programmes and find out how to apply

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Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford.

Watch our short animation about our funding ecology.

Explore our funding

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Grants for the Arts

Our grant programme for individuals, art organisations and other people who use the arts in their work

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Other sources of funding

We’re not the only people investing in art and culture. Find out more about other funding bodies, databases and directories here

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Strategic Touring

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

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In your area

Find out more about our investment in your area

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Top left to bottom right: 1. The Revenge of Mr Trout! by TongueTied Theatre. Photo © Kyle Davies / TongueTied Theatre. 2. Grass Men Bristol Biennial 2014. Photo © Ashley Peevor 3. A student of the Foundation and BA Hons Degree in Circus Arts. Photo © Bertil Nilsson for the National Centre for Circus Arts. 4. New Wolsey Theatre's 'Frequently Asked Questions' secondary schools tour. Photo © Mike Kwasniak. 5. Digital Utopia: Digital R&D Fund for the Arts Event at HeartnSoul. Photo © Digital R&D Fund for the Arts / Nesta. 6. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 7. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 8. Theatre Alibi - Olive & The Dream Train. Photo © Steve Tanner 9. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 10. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford 11. Grass Men Bristol Biennial 2014. Photo © Ashley Peevor