Grant Application


This round will award grants of up to £25,000 per year for 3 years and will prioritise applications from:-

  • Organisations and projects increasing diversity in the arts and heritage by breaking down social, economic and geographical barriers, encouraging engagement and providing high quality training to young people aged under 25, eg youth theatres, youth orchestras, side-by-side music initiatives, music therapy groups, music in prisons, heritage skill training.
  • Organisations and projects providing specialist training and work-place experience and apprenticeships for emerging artists and newly graduated professionals, eg theatre director schemes, actor mentoring and training, heritage building craft apprentices and training schemes, young composer schemes, writers’ workshops.
  • Organisations and projects unlocking access to high quality arts and heritage education and training for a significant number of people

 The deadline for all Stage 1 applications to be received is midnight on 28 February 2022.  We encourage you to submit your Stage 1 application as soon as possible and not wait until the deadline.

The deadline for Stage 2 applications will be 31 March 2022 and funding decisions will be made in May 2022.

 Full Application Guidance can be found here.

 Click the START button below to begin your application.