Applying to Grants for the Arts

How to apply to our grant programme for individuals, art organisations and other people who use the arts in their work.

Key Information

Funding activity

Audio-visual, broadcast and transmission, buildings and infrastructure, capacity building, commissioning, digital creation, diversity and equality, education and learning, exhibition, festival, organisational development, original work, participation, performance, production, professional development, publishing, research and development, sector development, talent development, touring.

Grant range

£1,000 to £100,000.


Individuals, organisations, libraries and museums.

Key dates

Grants for the Arts is a rolling programme with no deadlines. Decisions on applications for £15,000 or less take six weeks. Decisions on applications of over £15,000 take 12 weeks.   


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Top left to bottom right: 1. Imbalance Joli Vyann 2. The Tree, The Caterpillar and The Butterfly (c) Donna-Lisa Healey 3. People wearing 3d glasses looking at Carfest car 4. No Credit Displaying 5. Kamal Kaan (c) Maria Spadafora 6. Amber Okpa Stother leads Breaking down the Walls workshop © Martin Livesey 7. More than a house for books 8. No Credit Displaying