Fund title: Arts Council England
Focus of fund/fund aims:
Funding opportunities for artists and arts organisations
various deadlines - check the details for each programme
Arts Council England provides investments and funding for the arts, museums and libraries. Arts Council funding is allocated under 4 categories:
National portfolio organisations – upfront allocations to support the annual running costs of arts organisations across the country.
Major partner museums – investment in regional museums (for example, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter has received investment of £3m)
Strategic funding – a total investment of £104m a year for:
- building ambition and excellence
- developing reach
- building resilience
- engaging children and young people
- museums strategic funding
Grants for the arts – open-access programme providing grants from £1,000 to £100,000 to support a wide variety of arts-related activities carried out by individual artists, communities or cultural organisations.
Check the ACE website for full details of the programmes currently open to applications.