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Funding for Projects that Make it Easier for People to Talk About Death & Dying (UK)

Funding is available to support innovative community arts and culture projects that open up conversations about dying, death and grief in new and creative ways.

Hospice UK’s Dying Matters Community Grants Programme will award grants of between £5,000 and £8,000 to hospices working in partnership with local groups/community organisations for projects that support hard-to-reach groups including:

  • ethnic minorities
  • homeless people
  • prisoners
  • people with learning disabilities
  • LGBT+ people
  • those living in remote and rural areas
  • people living in poverty, deprivation and with lower socioeconomic status

.Funding can be used to cover:

  • artist fees
  • exhibition / installation costs
  • materials
  • translation & marketing
  • refreshments
  • craft materials
  • venue hire

Previously funded projects have included:

  • a video game that supports young people to think about death and grief
  • theatre productions
  • a community mural
  • comedy nights
  • workshops and courses

The deadline for applications is 5pm on the 24th November 2023.


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23rd October 2023