Arts and culture funding

Arts and culture funding

Information about arts and culture funding and how to apply.

General arts funding

Types of funding: 2018 to 2022

There are 3 funds available through our 2018 to 2022 Cultural Investment Programme:

  • Originators
  • Imagination
  • Openness

Find out more about all the funds in the Cultural Investment Programme Prospectus (pdf, 425KB) (opens new window) .

Funds Online sessions

Every third Tuesday of the month
City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

We offer free access to Funds Online, a database of 8,000 organisations and individuals that can provide funding.

To come and use the database, book a place on one of our monthly sessions.

Originators fund 2020 to 2021

The Originators Fund 2020-21 is now closed.

If you've applied for funding then we'll contact you in March 2020 to let you know if your application has been successful.

Imagination fund 2020 to 2022

Applications for the Imagination fund are now closed.

Contact us

Email: cityartsfunds@bristol.gov.uk

Twitter: @Brisarts_events

Contact information

Arts and Events Team

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Queens Road

Bristol, BS8 1RL