Grant Directories

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NESTA - Arts & Culture Impact Fund (UK)

The Arts & Culture Impact Fund brings together public, private and charitable funding to provide affordable repayable finance to the UK’s arts, culture and heritage organisations able to demonstrate measurable positive social impact. The funding could be used, among other things, to acquire new assets, improve built infrastructure, develop new ventures or scale up existing revenue streams.

British Council - Connections Through Culture: UK-Southeast Asia (UK)

Connections Through Culture: UK-Southeast Asia aims to develop exciting cultural exchanges and collaborations between artists, arts professionals and arts organisations, and to support long-lasting relationships between people from East Asia and the UK.

British Council - Short Film Travel Grant Fund (UK)

Short filmmakers and filmmakers producing virtual reality / immersive storytelling experiences and installations can apply for travel grants to attend international film festivals and events where their work is being screened.

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation - Arts Programme (UK)

The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people and communities throughout the UK. The Foundation does this by funding the charitable work of organisations that are building an inclusive, creative and sustainable society.  Through the Arts programme the Foundation wants to support projects that use the power of culture to bring communities together and give opportunity and visibility to people who may otherwise be marginalised.

The Garfield Weston Foundation - Arts (UK)

The Garfield Weston Foundation is a charitable grant-making foundation, which supports a wide range of causes across the UK, donating over £70 million annually. The Trustees have a preference for charities directly delivering services and activities to those in need and are especially keen to see applications from charities in the Welfare, Youth and Community sectors and also in regions of economic disadvantage.   Through its Arts programme, the Foundation supports a range of organisations ranging from small community theatre groups to national art galleries.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Teacher Development Fund

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation aims to help people overcome disadvantage and lack of opportunity, so that they can realise their potential and enjoy fulfilling and creative lives. The purpose of the Teacher Development Fund is to support delivery of effective arts-based teaching and learning opportunities in the primary classroom, and to embed learning through the arts in the curriculum. It aims to do this through supporting teachers and school leaders to develop the necessary skills, knowledge, confidence and experience.

Arts Council England - National Lottery Project Grants (England)

The Creative England Production Fund (England)

The Creative England Production Fund supports the production of feature films of all genres (including documentaries). Creative England is particularly interested in projects from regionally-based directors - both first/second time feature directors and more established directors looking to experiment with new approaches. At the time of application a project will need to be ready for packaging and have a budget, financing plan and outline sales/distribution strategy in place. Applicants must also own or have under option the relevant rights in the project.

Creative Skillset TV Skills Grants (UK)

Creative Skillset's TV Skills Fund supports training organisations to deliver courses and development activities that will benefit the industry. The Fund aims to help ensure that the UK's TV industry has a freelance workforce of the right size and with the right level and range of skills to meet its current needs and secure its future competitiveness. Training that is supported by the fund must show benefit to the television industry across the UK and respond to the needs of the industry in addressing skills gaps and shortages.

Creative Skillset Film Skills Grants (UK)

Creative Skillset's Film Skills Fund invests in the skills and training of the UK film industry to secure its growth and sustainability. The aim is to strengthen and build skills and develop roles for the future, ensuring UK film remains world-class. Applicants can benefit directly through grants of money towards the costs of training courses in priority skills areas that are identified by the film industry through research and by the senior employers on the Film Skills Council.

Creative Skillset Diversity Fund (UK)

Creative Skillset's Diversity Fund (England) provides funding within the creative industries for training for employees and freelancers residing in England who are under-represented in the workforce. Grants are available to individuals from at least one of the following under-represented groups: women, disabled, or black, Asian and non-white minority ethnic (BAME). Grants can be spent on training - primarily short courses and bespoke training solutions - to enable individuals already working in the creative industries to take the next step in their careers, and progress in their chosen field.

Foyle Foundation - Main Grants Scheme - Arts (UK)

The Foyle Foundation is an independent grantmaking trust that distributes grants to UK charities. It provides grants primarily in the areas of Arts and Learning. The Main Grants Scheme - Arts programme aims to help charities with projects that make a strong artistic case for support in either the performing or visual arts, it has a twofold purpose; to help sustain the arts and to support projects that help to deliver artistic vision. Typical areas that are supported by this funding include: helping to make the arts more accessible by developing new audiences, supporting tours, festivals and arts educational projects; supporting young and emerging artists; building projects to improve or re-equip existing arts venues; projects that encourage sustainability. The majority of grants will be in the range of £10,000 to £50,000

BFI Audience Fund (UK)

The British Film Institute (BFI) exists to promote greater understanding and appreciation of, and access to, film and moving image culture in the UK. The Audience Fund, is an open access, flexible fund which is designed to support a range of audience-facing activities (such as film festivals, distribution releases, multiplatform distribution proposals, touring film programmes, large scale and ambitious film programmes) with £5.6m available annually. The objectives of the Audience Fund are to: grow the diversity of audiences engaging with film; develop the 16- to 30-year-old audience for film; increase access to independent British and international film for audiences, especially those outside London; enhance confidence, best practice and capability of the sector; increase access to the UK’s screen heritage via the BFI’s National Archive of film and TV, and those of the regions and nations; increase engagement with BFI-supported activities and cultural programmes across the UK,...

Creative Europe (UK)

Creative Europe is a new €1.46 billion support programme to support European culture.  Operating between 2014 and 2020, Creative Europe will provide funding for at least 250 000 artists and cultural professionals, 2 000 cinemas, 800 films and 4 500 book translations. It will also launch a new financial guarantee facility enabling small cultural and creative businesses to access up to €750 million in bank loans.  The areas supported include European  cinema, television, music, literature, performing arts, heritage and related areas.

Skillset - Management and Leadership Bursaries for TV (UK)

Management and Leadership Bursaries are funding for training grants of up to £1,000 for film professionals to spend on training and professional development in the area of management and leadership.

Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Multimedia Fund - WorldView (UK)

Administered through WorldView, bursaries of up to £10,000 are available to spend up to three months researching stories and programme/content ideas in the developing world. Applicants may find new stories while ‘in field’ but are expected to have already identified multiple story ideas that would be of interest to a diverse range of UK media outlets, prior to contacting WorldView. Applicants are expected to demonstrate significant research into the area they are proposing to visit and must also indicate a range of potential story ideas suitable for multimedia outlets in the UK, eg. local newspaper coverage, online, magazine features etc. Where possible, grantees will be expected to network with broadcast professionals in the countries they are visiting.

Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Project Development Fund (UK)

WorldView is a project of the Public Media Alliance. It aims to improve understanding and awareness of the wider world among a global audience via mainstream broadcast and digital media. Funding is available for projects that aim to promote better understanding of the developing world; highlighting the challenges and importance for both developed and developing countries of reducing poverty. Currently only established programme makers/media producers may apply. Individual producers are not excluded from applying to the fund, but are encouraged to approach established production companies to oversee their projects. Preference will be given to projects that aim to extend audience reach.