Ulster Bank: Skills & Opportunities Fund

The Fund will provide grants of up to £35,000 for charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded schools and colleges based in the Ireland and Northern Ireland, to fund projects aimed at helping people learn new skills, find employment or start a business.  
Scheme details Ulster Bank is committing £2.5m to fund projects in charities, social enterprises, […]

People’s Postcode Lottery – Dream Fund

People’s Postcode Lottery – Dream Fund Deadline: Tuesday 22 September 2015, 5.30pm
The Dream Fund gives organisations the chance to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life.
Registered charities and community organisations in Scotland, England or Wales can join forces to apply for up to £1 million to deliver a new and innovative project […]

Louth County Council – Arts Act Grant

Louth Local Authorities operate a number of funding opportunities for individuals and organisations involved in the arts.
Criteria There is no application form for this Scheme. Assistance will usually take the form of grant-in-aid. However, the provision of services or facilities by the relevant Council may be deemed more appropriate. Assistance will be given only in respect of specific future activities, and […]

Cork Street Fund

When the Dublin Fever Hospital came under the Health Authority, endowments were transferred to the Board Electorate, known as the Cork Street Fund.
The Cork Street Fund supports primarily institutions, bodies or groups providing care of help to those in need in Dublin.
The application should be for a specific purpose with details of the expenditure involved.  […]

Wellcome Trust – Public Engagement: People/Society Awards

The aim of the Wellcome Trust’s People Awards enable you to explore the impact of biomedical science on society, including its historical roots, effects on different cultures, or the ethical questions that it raises, by supporting activities such as events, debates, exhibitions, art projects and drama productions related to biomedical science.
Applicants can apply for up […]

Ayrshire Youth Arts Network – Arts For All

Ayrshire Youth Arts Network – Arts For All We catch up with Sarah Ferries, Coordinator at the Ayrshire Youth Arts Network (AYAN), to find out about the Arts For All programme, which supports youth arts engagement in Ayrshire and is currently open for applications from organisations, venues, artists/professionals and young people  . . .
What is the Ayrshire Youth Arts Network?
The Ayrshire Youth Arts Network […]

Stalled Spaces Fund – Glasgow

Stalled Spaces Fund – Glasgow Deadline: 7 September 2015, 5pm
Area: Glasgow
Do you want to breathe life into a stalled site or an under-utilised open space within your neighbourhood? If yes, then read on to see how the Glasgow City Stalled Spaces Fund can help . . . 
Glasgow City Council in partnership with Glasgow Housing Association is seeking to assist community […]

Spirit of Dumbiedykes – A Fourteen Community Fund

Spirit of Dumbiedykes – A Fourteen Community Fund Deadline: On Your Marks! is open until 7 September / On Your Sparks! is open until December 2017
Area: Dumbiedykes, Edinburgh
Spirit of Dumbiedykes are now looking for applicants to – On Your Marks! and On Your Sparks! – two open-grant programmes open to local individuals or groups of local people and neighbours who want to run projects for the benefit of other […]

Ross and Liddell community bursary scheme

Ross and Liddell community bursary scheme Deadline: 11 September 2015
Area: Scotland
The Ross and Liddell property management firm has launched its fifth community bursary scheme and is now offering grants of up to £500 to community organisations across Scotland that make a vital difference to their local area.  
Irene Devenny, managing director at Ross and Liddell introduces the fund:
“We set up the […]

Publications/Title by Title Scheme 2016 – Arts Council Ireland

The primary purpose of this scheme is to assist Irish publishers in the production of high quality literary titles, publications and literary journals in 2016. Publishers will be eligible to apply for financial support for up to seven titles in the areas of fiction, creative non-fiction, children’s and young adult’s literature, poetry, graphic novels, illustrated […]
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.