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Need help to turn your area into a ‘Creative Place’?

Need help to turn your area into a ‘Creative Place’? Deadline: Monday 2 February 2015
The Creative Place Awards 2015 aim to enhance and promote creative activities across Scotland.
Creative Scotland encourages applications from cultural organisations, community groups, and local authorities to represent their village, town or community and to bid for an award, which could be for £50k, £100k or £125k.
They would like to see applications that support or enhance partnerships between the arts and other […]

Prince’s Foundation for Children and the Arts – Start Programme

Deadline: 30 January 2015, 5pm
The Prince of Wales Children and the Arts Foundation is an educational charity that helps children experience the arts. The Start Programme provides funding and support for cultural organisations to develop and deliver arts enrichment programmes for primary and secondary school students.
Start is an arts engagement programme providing the support, infrastructure and […]

Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund 2014

Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund 2014 Scottish Maritime Museum Makers Group – currently looking for your vote!
Deadline: 22 February 2015, 11.59pm
The Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund is open to charities, community groups and school groups across the UK.
Awards can support sport, leisure activities and hobbies that are beneficial to individuals or communities.
Five separate awards of £300 will be given out each […]

Ideastap – Funding Opportunity for Filmmakers

IdeasTap has launched a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers, offering £10k to fund the production of a short film in any genre or category. Members of any age can apply – the only restriction is that we’re looking for filmmakers who already have at least one short film under their belt, or who already have a […]

Sky Academy Arts Scholarships

Sky Academy Arts is currently offering five £30,000 bursaries for emerging artists aged 18-30 through Sky Academy Arts Scholarships.
Sky Academy Arts Scholarships are open to artists aged 18-30 and are designed to help emerging talent from a range of disciplines to develop their work and take their careers to the next level.
In addition to financial […]

Lisburn City Council – Local Arts Grants

Grants are available from Lisburn Arts Advisory Committee on an ongoing basis for local arts organisations and individual artists.
The LAAC is an independent committee who act on behalf of Lisburn City Council to award grants and bursaries to the local arts sector.
Applications are accepted from artists or organisations working in any artform – as […]

Radcliffe Trust – Grants For Classical Music

Deadline: 31 January 2015
The Radcliffe Trust supports classical music performance and training – in particular chamber music, composition and music education.
Within music education, they are especially interested in music for children and adults with special needs, youth orchestras and projects at secondary and higher levels, including academic research.
Applicants must be a registered charity or an […]

Funding and Opportunities for Northern Ireland’s Cultural, Creative and Audiovisual Sectors – Creative Europe Desk UK – Northern Ireland Officially Launches

Funding and Opportunities for Northern Ireland’s Cultural, Creative and Audiovisual Sectors – Creative Europe Desk UK – Northern Ireland Officially Launches A free advice desk to support the cultural, creative and audiovisual sectors in Northern Ireland, in accessing Creative Europe funding, officially launched today at an event held in Belfast.  Creative Europe is the European Union’s new funding programme to support and strengthen the cultural, creative and audiovisual sectors and runs from 2014-2020 with a budget […]

New website helps voluntary sector find funds

New website helps voluntary sector find funds Hosted by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, the ‘Funding Scotland’ website is a free online search engine for charities, community groups and social enterprises.
From small grants to funding for big capital projects, it can help you track down the funding you need to make a difference in your community.
The website has over 800 records of funds […]

Starter for 6 – helping creative businesses get off the ground

Starter for 6 – helping creative businesses get off the ground Deadline: Monday 12 January 2015
Do you have an innovative and creative idea? Starter for 6 could help you turn it into a creative business.
Run by the Cultural Enterprise Office, the programme offers:
Training sessions Specialist creative advice A safe place to try out ideas with like-minded people You will also have the chance to pitch for up to £10,000 of […]
Voluntary Arts is the operating name of The Voluntary Arts Network (VAN) which is registered in Scotland as Company No. 139147 and Charity No. SC020345. Registered Office: 54 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7EH, Scotland, UK.