Grants for the Arts funding


Grants for the Arts is the Arts Council England's Lottery-funded grant for individuals, arts organisations and other people who use the arts in their work.  The ongoing scheme has no application period, and submissions are taken at any time for applications of between £1,000 - £100,000.  

The scheme is very popular and offers lots of opportunities for those in the jazz word - for example, funding could help support a band on tour, help promoters with the presentation of a special project, or enable a venue to purchase a particular piece of equipment - such as that long sought-after piano!

There's plenty more information on the Arts Council's website, along with application forms, helpful hints, FAQs and more.  Prospective applicants are welcome to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it l  for help or advice on their application, but should first familiarise themselves with the scheme via the Grants for the Arts web page to ensure any proposed application is eligible.

Watch the video below for a brief introduction to the scheme:

For other ideas about funding, our free guide on Funding Tips for the Jazz Services Recording Support Scheme has lots of information on funding bodies available to the arts.


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