We invest money from government and the National Lottery in arts and culture across England. This funds a wide range of activities – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, crafts to collections; and helps us achieve our mission of Great art and culture for everyone.

Apply for funding 

Find out about all our funding programmes here: who they're for, how much is available and which programmes are currently open or closed to applications.

We also provide links to sources of funding from other organisations which you might find useful too.

Our investment: 2015-18

On 1 April 2015 we start working with our new portfolio of funded organisations for the next three years.

Find out more about our 2015-18 total investment

Information for funded organisations and individuals

From grant award logo guidance to other useful tools and templates and advice and guidance on safeguarding and child protection. For this information and more, explore these pages.