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Creative Writing in Schools

Closed / Fund

This fund aimed to develop and implement high-quality creative writing in schools in the North and South West of England

Funding activity

Education and learning, participation, talent development

Total fund

£1.2 million

Grant range

A maximum of £600,000.

Luton Investment Programme

Closed / Fund

Enhancing the arts and cultural infrastructure in Luton

Funding activity

Capacity building, sector development, talent development.

Total fund

£1.5 million.

Grant range

Between £40,000 and £340,000.

International Showcasing

Closed / Fund

Growing new overseas markets and audiences for art and culture from England

Funding activity

Sector development.

Total fund

£2.1 million.

Grant range

Between £50,000 and £300,000.

Creative Local Growth Fund

Closed / Fund

A fund placing art and culture at the heart of local economic growth, supporting creative industries and tourism

Funding activity

Capacity building, organisational development, sector development.

Total fund

£1.5m 

Grant range

£150,000 to £500,000.

Arts Council / V&A Purchase Grant Fund

Open / Fund

This fund supports the purchase of a wide range of material for the permanent collections of non-nationally funded organisations in England and Wales

Funding activity

Collections, museums, exhibition.

Total fund

£750,000 for 2016/17.

Grant range

The purchase price of the object should be between £500 and £500,000. Grants may be made of up to 50 per cent of the purchase price.

Museum Development Grants 2015 - 18

Closed / Fund

Ensuring that a network of advice and support is available for all Accredited museums

Funding activity

Capacity building, Organisational development, Sector development

Total fund

A sum of £3 million available for 2015/16.

Change Makers

Closed / Fund

This fund is aimed at increasing the diversity of senior leadership in art and culture

Funding activity

Diversity and equality, Organisational development, Sector development, Talent development

Total fund

£2.6 million was available through the Change Makers fund, including £500,000 for Major partner museums.

Grant range

Between £100,000 and £150,000

Sustained Theatre Fund

Closed / Fund

To support the development of established and emerging Black and minority ethnic theatre makers and to increase their representation across the wider theatre sector in England.

Funding activity

Diversity and equality, Organisational development, Performance, Professional development, Sector development, Talent development

Total fund

A total budget of up to £2 million was available through the fund.

Grant range

Between £200,000 - £500,000

Cultural Destinations

Closed / Fund

Enabling arts and culture organisations to increase their reach by working with the tourism sector.

Funding activity

Organisational development, Participation, Sector development

Total fund

£3 million

Grant range

Between £100,000 – £500,000 over three years.

Building Resilience

Closed / Fund

Supporting up to four external organisations or consultancies who will work on different approaches to improve resilience and long term sustainability across the sector.

Funding activity

Organisational development, Sector development

Total fund

A total budget of up to £2 million is available for the funding period 2017-19 across all four cohorts.

Grant range

Up to £500,000.  

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