Arts and culture funding
Information about arts and culture funding and how to apply.
Types of funding
There are three different types of arts and culture funding:
For more information on the funds see Arts and culture funds 2018 2022 (pdf, 69k) (opens new window) .
The deadlines have passed for applications for funding starting in April 2018.
This applies to all three types of funds.
These three funds replaced Key Arts Providers, Community Festival and Events Fund, and Creative Seed Funding.
Details of projects and organisations supported with funding will be published on this page when the final decisions have been made.
Openness and Imagination grants
The final decision on the Openness and Imagination funding will be at the Cabinet meeting: Monday, 4 December 2017.
The decisions will be published by the 6 December 2017 on our Cabinet meeting page.
For more information on the Cabinet and to watch meetings live go to Mayor and Cabinet.
Applicants to Originators funding will be informed if they have been successful or not by early March 2018.
Take part in our 10 minute Cultural Investment Programme survey.
We welcome feedback to help develop the funds for future rounds.
The survey closed on 5pm Friday, 15 December 2017.
Supported projects and organisations 2017-18
The following are projects and organisations that have received funding from us for 2017-18:
- key arts providers 2015-2018 (pdf, 18k) (opens new window)
- community festival and event fund supported projects 2017-2018 (pdf, 47k) (opens new window)
- creative seed fund supported projects 2017-2018 (pdf, 45k) (opens new window)