PRSF: Lynsey de Paul Prize

The Lynsey de Paul Prize is a brand new opportunity for emerging female singer-songwriters, set up in collaboration with the PRS for Music Members Benevolent Fund, in memory of Lynsey de Paul, who sadly passed away in 2014.
Scheme details In line with Lynsey’s commitment to supporting young women songwriters and musicians, £2000 plus mentoring will be […]

Belfast City Council Small Grants: Arts and Heritage Project Grant

Belfast City Council has developed the Arts and Heritage Project Grant to support the Cultural Framework’s four themes.
Distinctly Belfast Inspiring communities Attracting audiences Strengthening the sector This grant is to support one-off arts and heritage projects that are innovative (new or unique to Belfast) or support organisational development (or both). You must show how your project will be ‘Distinctly […]

Arts Council NI – Arts and Older People Programme

The Arts and Older People Programme 2013-2016 aims to strengthen the voice of older people and promote positive mental health and emotional well-being through the arts.
Who can apply?
The programme is aimed at constituted community and voluntary groups who are working at a local level to support older people and can demonstrate strong partnership working with […]

Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design 2016 – Event Fund

Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design 2016 – Event Fund Deadline: Friday 24 July 2015
Applications are invited  for events taking place during the Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design, from 1 January – 31 December 2016.
Run by Event Scotland, the fund has a minimum award of £4,000 up to a maximum of £20,000. The funding will be awarded to enhance existing event programmes or create new […]

Micro-funding for Community Cinemas

Micro-funding for Community Cinemas Deadlines: 6 July and 26 October 2015
Small volunteer-run exhibition organisations, such as film societies and community cinemas, are invited to apply for small awards to enhance their programmes and develop new audiences.
Organisations, who must be members of Film Hub Scotland (please note: membership is free), can apply for up to £2,000 funding to host […]

New Waverley Community Fund

New Waverley Community Fund Deadline: 5pm on Friday 7 of August 2015.
Not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for up to £25,000 to run projects that engage the local community and enhance the New Waverley site in Edinburgh’s Old Town. 
The New Waverley Community Fund (NWCF) is a joint project between the Council and Artisan Real Estate – the developers of the New Waverley site in […]

Creative in your Community Fund

Creative in your Community Fund We talk to Stacey Toner from Highland Youth Arts Hub (HYAH) to find out more about the Creative in your Community fund and get some tips on what makes a good application . . .
What kind of activity are you looking to fund through the Creative in your Community fund?
The HYAH is really keen to fund […]

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People Deadlines: 28 July and 13 October 2015
Formerly known as the Hilton in the Community Foundation, the DM Thomas Foundation is committed to helping disadvantaged and vulnerable young people and children.
They do this by supporting positive life-changing and life-enhancing activities that improve their health and education.
The Foundation has a rigorous grant process which aims to identify the most […]

Morrisons Foundation

Morrisons Foundation The Morrisons Foundation was set up to make a difference in the communities it serves.
Its aim is to support good causes throughout the UK that really make a difference to people’s lives.
If your charity is looking for funding on a particular project, visit their website to download a form.
Applicants must be from a registered charity whose project will […]

New funds for traditional arts in Scotland

New funds for traditional arts in Scotland Deadlines: 3 July & 2 October 2015, 19 February 2016
A new fund has been launched to offer grants of up of £1,000 to organisations and individuals involved in Scottish traditional arts.
‘Tasgadh‘ is devolved from Creative Scotland, managed by Fèisean nan Gàidheal and can provide support for traditional artists and organisations to create, perform, tour and showcase […]
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.