Grants for the Arts Libraries fund

Grants for the Arts are for activities carried out over a set period and which engage people in England in art activities, and help England’s artists and arts organisations in carrying out their work. 

Key Information



Funding activity

Audio-visual, original work, participation, performance.

Grant range

£1,000 to £100,000


The lead applicant must be a:

  • public library
  • public library authority
  • network of public library authorities, or
  • an organisation managing a public library authority as defined under the Public Libraries & Museums Act 1964

Key dates

This is a rolling programme that runs between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2018.