Deadline Extended for Arts Council Arts Grant Funding – 13 March

Due to the recent bad weather, the deadline for Arts Grant funding has been extended to 17:30, Tuesday 13 March 2018.Arts Grant Funding is a new funding programme that has been developed as part of the Arts Council’s new funding framework. This framework has been informed by, and is designed to deliver on, the commitments set out within the Arts Council’s ten-year strategy, Making Great Art Work. In offering this programme, the Arts Council wishes to foster and respond to a diverse and dynamic arts ecology by creating opportunities for a wide range of artists and organisations.


Arts Grant Funding will award funding to organisations and individuals to carry out a series of activities between July 2018 and December 2019. These activities can include:

  • the creation, production and/or presentation of work to the public
  • the development of artistic ideas
  • the delivery of a series of arts activities or events
  • the provision of supports, resources and facilities to artists.

Who can apply?
Arts Grant Funding is available across all artform and arts practice areas, and is open to organisations and individuals.

Note: Individuals applying must demonstrate that their proposal involves collaboration and/or partnership that include the delivery of public outcomes or outcomes that benefit other artists.

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