Catalyst: Evolve

This fund supports organisations with a limited track record in fundraising to enable them to attract more private giving. This is one of the measures we're putting in place to help create a more sustainable and resilient art and culture sector.

Key Information



Funding activity

Capacity building, organisational development

Total fund

£17.5 million


Art organisations that can demonstrate an emerging track record in fundraising from individuals, trust, foundations or businesses. Those not eligible are museums, libraries and any organisations that received support through either the endowments or capacity building streams of the previous Catalyst fund. See guidance document for further details.

Key dates

The deadline for applications to the latest round of this fund was 19 February 2016. We notified applicants of our decision at the end of July 2016.

14 January 201619 February 201622 July 2016