Culture Mile Imagine Fund micro-grants – deadline 26 October 2020

Culture Mile is offering ten micro-grants to support local people to develop ideas for the area which will help create a better future in light of the global pandemic.

These ideas can be creative, cultural or community and involve anything you’d like to spend some time exploring. They are open to all and any projects – community gardening, workspace, food events, creative workshops, arts projects, local radio – anything you’d like to have a go at with your friends & neighbours.

Find out more and apply

Funding for arts and mental health organisations – deadline 18 August 2020

The Baring Foundation has opened its first funding round to support arts and mental health organisations. This fund is designed to support established organisations in the UK that focus solely on offering creative opportunities to people of any age living with mental health problems using the skills of professionally trained artists.

The grants are unrestricted and the foundation expects to award grants of £12,000 - £15,000 depending on the level of demand.

Explore early stage digital funding and tailored support – deadline 22 June 2020

Explore is an early stage digital funding opportunity funded by Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation, and delivered in partnership with CAST. UK charities and non-profits who wish to scope how a digital solution can improve outcomes for the people they support, and build the skills to develop a strong, user-led approach to digital service delivery can apply for grant funding and a 12 week support programme.

MARCH Network Plus Funds second funding call – deadline 31 May 2020

Following consultation, MARCH Network has decided that its current funding call will still go ahead as planned. The topic of the impact of social, cultural and community engagement for mental health appears highly apt given the current isolation measures in place, so some research questions may have an immediate impact on efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Funding to support our community during the coronavirus crisis

We will aim to update this page as funding is announced.

Natural History Museum Arts Grants Scheme – deadline 1 May 2020

The Arts Grants Scheme continues to support creative, arts-based projects taking place in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea which align with four key priorities:

£60,000 of grant funds available in Southwark and Merton – deadline 16 March 2020

Healthy London Partnership (HLP) has been working in collaboration with three London boroughs (Camden, Merton and Southwark) to design and test new integrated service models for mental health, musculoskeletal pain and employment support.

In London, musculoskeletal disorders and mental health problems are the most common conditions that influence people’s ability to work. The Work and Health Accelerator model aims to provide as many people as possible with access to the support they want and need to enable them to get back into work or continue working.

MARCH Network Plus Fund Grants – deadline 24 May 2020

The MARCH Network have announced details of their second MARCH Network Plus Funding Call. They are inviting proposals for research projects in one of two categories: (1) grants of up to £50,000 addressing one of two specific priority research questions or (2) grants of up to £20,000 for innovative research on two further broad questions relating to community assets and mental health. 

Further information can be found here.


Jerwood Arts Bursaries fund opens for 2020 – deadline 9 March 2020

Jerwood Bursaries provide funding of up to £1,250 to help you explore and develop your practice by enabling you to gain new skills and knowledge. A Jerwood Bursary can support your development by funding meaningful opportunities to reflect on and grow your creative practice. This might include new partners for collaboration, receiving mentoring or taking part in training, conferences and workshops. Round one of the Jerwood Bursaries fund opens for applications on 22 January.

Funding pool launched to support initiatives for young people

The Social Switch Project, with the support of, has opened a pool of funds to support London-based initiatives that positively impact young people


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