Strategic Touring

For many people, touring shows and exhibitions are the only means to experience art in their area. Our Strategic Touring fund makes it easier for organisations and artists to bring great art and culture to people across England.

Key Information

Status

Open

Funding activity

Touring.

Total fund

£35 million for 2015–18, including £750,000 a year from the Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund to support inbound international touring.

Eligibility

Any individual or organisation can apply, including National Portfolio Organisations, Major Partner Museums, libraries and partnerships, networks or consortia. 

Key dates

There are six application rounds each year – you can submit your application at any time. The deadline for each round is 5pm on the dates shown below. When you have applied, we will email you the date you should hear the outcome. 

 

RoundDeadlineDecision
Round 2613 May 201604 July 2016
Round 2708 July 201619 September 2016
Round 2823 September 201614 November 2016
Round 2918 November 201623 January 2017
Round 3024 March 201715 May 2017
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