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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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Developing Sector Leaders

Returning in the future / Fund

This programme funds activities which develop leadership and governance in art and culture

Funding activity

Organisational development, professional development.

Total fund

Up to £1.5 million.

Exceptional Awards

Closed / Fund

This (now closed) programme funded projects making a significant additional contribution to the Arts Council's strategic vision

Funding activity

Exhibition, festival, original work, participation, performance, talent development.

Grant range

£50,000 +

Audience Focus

Closed / Fund

This fund aimed to ensure that organisations funded by the Arts Council have an even stronger focus on attracting audiences

Funding activity

Capacity building, sector development

Total fund

Over £5 million awarded from 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2015.

Grant range

Minimum award of £100,000.

Creative Writing in Schools

Closed / Fund

This fund aimed to develop and implement high-quality creative writing in schools in the North and South West of England

Funding activity

Education and learning, participation, talent development

Total fund

£1.2 million

Grant range

A maximum of £600,000.

Museum Development Grants 2015 - 18

Closed / Fund

Ensuring that a network of advice and support is available for all Accredited museums

Funding activity

Capacity building, Organisational development, Sector development

Total fund

A sum of £3 million available for 2015/16.

Luton Investment Programme

Closed / Fund

Enhancing the arts and cultural infrastructure in Luton

Funding activity

Capacity building, sector development, talent development.

Total fund

£1.5 million.

Grant range

Between £40,000 and £340,000.

Designation Development Fund

Closed / Fund

This fund supports projects that ensure the long-term sustainability of Designated museum collections, and which maximise their public value and the sharing of best practice across the sector

Funding activity

Research and development.

 

Total fund

£1.3 million for 2016–18.

Grant range

£20,000 to £90,000

International Showcasing

Closed / Fund

Growing new overseas markets and audiences for art and culture from England

Funding activity

Sector development.

Total fund

£2.1 million.

Grant range

Between £50,000 and £300,000.

Museum Resilience Fund

Closed / Fund

This fund enables museums to become more sustainable and resilient businesses

Funding activity

Buildings and infrastructure, capacity building.

Total fund

£10 million for 2015/16

Grant range

£30,000 to £450,000 (£30,000 to £75,000 for subject specialist networks)

Elevate

Closed / Fund

Strengthening the resilience of art organisations that do not receive National Portfolio funding but which make a significant contribution to the Creative Case for Diversity

Funding activity

Developing resilience, developing income, Creative Case for Diversity.

Total fund

£2.1 million.

Grant range

£100,000 to £150,000.

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