Applications are now open for the Shoreditch and Hoxton Art Fund! Deadline 1 August

As part of Hackney Council's culture strategy, they've set up a £300,000 fund to commission community arts projects that bring residents, businesses, and visitors to Shoreditch and Hoxton together.

They are aiming to fund projects in the Hoxton East and Shoreditch ward until 2022 - the first round of applications closes on Thursday 1 August. Projects must be match-funded through cash or resources, based around high quality physical or digital events or performances, and be co-created with the community. 

Inspiring London through Culture’ Grant Scheme – Deadline on 31 May

Inspiring London through Culture is part of a central grants programme offered by the City of London Corporation.

The Wellcome Hub Award: £1m over two years for a health-related research project


New Funding Call: Wellbeing methods and measures

What Works Wellbeing are looking for a policy-savvy academic consortia to work with us to improve the body of evidence on the measurement of wellbeing in a way that’s useful for policy makers and practitioners. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), in partnership with the Centre, are offering to fund one project up to £550,000.

RBKC Arts Grants Scheme Spring - deadline 30 April

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council’s Arts Grants scheme is now open for applications.  

Funding opportunity, Chapman Charitable Trust - rolling applications

The trust offers small grants for organisations working in Hertfordshire, Essex and Kent that work to increase the accessibility of the arts, especially for young people. They prefer to support charities which address the root causes of problems. Organisations which seek to address underlying problems and where we think our grant can make a real difference.

Funding Opportunity The Fore - from 1 April 2019

The Fore provides funding to UK-registered charities, community interest companies, charitable incorporated organisations and community benefit societies with an annual income of less than £500,000. They make unrestricted grants which have the potential to have a transformational impact on an organisation, whether by unlocking exponential growth, sustainability, efficiency or some other major step forward. Applications open 1 April 2019. 

Opportunity: bid to support creative ageing - deadline 14 May 2019

The Baring Foundation is currently seeking applications to undertake work as the future sector support body for arts and older people activity in England. This body will act as an advocate, encouraging awareness and innovation. Up to £250,000 is available over three years for this work.
Applications are encouraged from organisations or groups of organisations with a strong reputation in the field of creative ageing.

Understanding Wellbeing funding opportunity, What Works Centre for Wellbeing -deadline 31 March 2019

The Economic and Social Research Council working with the What Works Well Centre for Wellbeing are offering up to £300,000 per project for six research projects that offer further insights surrounding the wellbeing of individuals and communities in the UK.

East London Dance Ideas Fund – deadline 15 February 2019

Applications are invited for up to £5,000 and in-kind support from the Ideas Fund to help get any innovative, dance-based idea off the ground. All successful applicants will receive bespoke pitch mentoring and have the chance to share their ideas and connect with some of the UK's leading arts and education organisations.

"With the chance to get support to research, test or launch your idea and no requirement of previous funding, the Ideas Fund is the perfect opportunity to start realising that dream."


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