Opportunities archive

Andrew Lloyd Webber £32m arts fund

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has announced that it will use the money generated from last year’s sale of the composer’s Picasso portrait - Angel Fernandez de Soto - to help fund a wide range of culture, heritage and art projects.

Arts & Business European Year of Volunteering 2011

A new programme designed to put arts organisations in touch with business people. Organisations are invited to register their interest now, and over the next six months Arts & Business will be running volunteering matching events in cities across the country.

Ford Britain Trust – deadline 1 June

The Ford Britain Trust provides grants for the advancement of education and other charitable purposes beneficial to those areas where the Ford Motor Company Limited has its present activities and a long standing association with local communities. These local communities are Essex, South Wales, Southampton and Daventry.

London safeguarding award – deadline 15 July

The London Safeguarding Children Board has launched a new award to highlight emerging best practice in child protection. The London Safeguarding Children Award, the first of its kind in London, aims to showcase and celebrate good and promising practice in safeguarding.

Creating One-Handed Musical Instruments

The Digital Exploration Centre, working with HemiHelp, Ars Electronica, and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, is challenging technologists, inventors, instrument makers, and anyone else who would like to have a go, to design and build one-handed instruments that can emulate any of those used in the classical orchestra.