Gwanwyn 2015 Community Grants Scheme now open!

Gwanwyn is a month-long national festival held across Wales in May each year celebrating creativity in older age.
The festival operates a community grants scheme offering sums of up to £500 to enable groups all over Wales to organise an event, or a series of events, for the Gwanwyn Festival in 2015.  All kinds of groups […]

making it 2015-17: Call for Applicants

making it is Craft NI’s flagship two-year business start-up programme for makers in craft and applied arts. making it 2015, which will begin in April 2015 and run until March 2017, is now receiving applications. The deadline for applications is 4pm, Monday 19th January 2015.
About making it
Craft NI’s making it programme is focused on supporting […]

Grants for British Science Week 2015

Grants for British Science Week 2015 Deadline: 26 November 2015 (Kick Start, Scottish and Welsh schemes); 9 December 2015 (Community Grants)
The British Science Association is offering grants to support events that take place during British Science Week (BSW), 13 – 22 March 2015.
Grants are available to eligible schools and voluntary and community organisations to help fund events and activities taking place […]

The Idlewild Trust

The Idlewild Trust Deadline: 25 February 2015
The Idlewild Trust is a grant making trust that supports registered charities concerned with the following:
encouragement of the performing and fine arts and crafts; the advancement of education within the arts; the preservation for the benefit of the public of lands, buildings and other objects of beauty or historic interest in the UK. The Trust […]

Youth Music Initiative

Youth Music Initiative Deadline: 26 November 2014
The Scottish Government’s Youth Music Initiative programme has the following aims:
To create access to high quality music making opportunities for young people aged 0-25, particularly for those that would not normally have the chance to participate; Enable young people to achieve their potential in or through music making; Support the development of the youth […]

Cappamore Arts Studios Call Out & Bursary

Limerick City and County Council has announced a bursary will be made available to recognised cultural practitioners, artists, writers and multi-disciplinary practitioners, to apply for the use of three Arts Studio Units in Cappamore, Co. Limerick.
The Council bursary will cover half the cost of the monthly licence charge for each studio unit (usually €100) so […]

Galway City Council Annual Arts Grants 2015

Galway City Council invites applications for funding towards arts projects and programmes in the City as follows:
Arts Act Grants 2015: This Scheme provides financial support towards groups and organisations promoting arts in the City. Grants are available to Professional and Voluntary Organisations.
Artists Bursaries 2015: This Scheme provides funding to Practising Artists in all artforms, living in the […]

Community Foundation NI – launches in Northern Ireland

In this time of austerity, cuts and the uncertainty of future budgets charities and community groups need to be thinking differently about fundraising.
Localgiving and Community Foundation Northern Ireland are offering local organisations the chance to try online fundraising and through the Big Lottery Fund’s support, this is completely free. There is on offer 100 fully […]

Arts Council of Northern Ireland – The Legacy Fund for Derry/Londonderry

The Legacy Fund for Derry opened for applications on 31st October, 2014. The fund, worth a total of £900,000, was set-up by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Derry City Council earlier this year and will bring three years of exciting arts and heritage projects to the city of Derry-Londonderry.
The first twenty-four projects supported […]

Arts Council Northern Ireland – Annual Funding Programme

The over-riding aim of the Council’s Annual Funding Programme is to support Northern Ireland’s arts infrastructure through grants to organisations in all art forms and practices as detailed in its art form policy documents. Organisations receiving support must demonstrate that they require a year-round resource to deliver the programme.
See more information, application forms and […]
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.