Welcome to the National portfolio 2015-18 application pages. Here you will find everything you need to make an application to the programme, presented in more detail in our National portfolio 2015-18 application guidance.
Applications to the National portfolio, 2015-18, opened on 7 January 2014, and organisations have until 12 noon on Monday 17 March 2014 to complete and submit their applications.
Use the links on the left to find out more about the following:
Expectations of the National portfolio
From reflecting our refreshed strategy, Great art and culture for everyone, to demonstrating a commitment to equality and the Creative case for diversity; we have set out the expectations we will have of the organisations that will make up our National portfolio between 2015-18.
Here we explain the eligibility criteria for the National portfolio, along with any restrictions that mean you won’t be able to apply.
Timeline and how to apply
This section covers the four steps of applying to the National portfolio, and the timeline for applicants.
The decision-making process
Once the eligibility of an application has been confirmed we then consider each application against the published criteria. This section expands on these criteria, referencing the National portfolio 2015-18 application guidance.
Frequently asked questions
This page should answer any questions you have about the application process.