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As part of the government’s commitment in the Industrial Strategy. towns and cities across the country will benefit from a new £20million fund for culture, heritage and creative industries, launched by Minister of Arts, Heritage and Tourism, Michael Ellis.
Areas will be able to bid for up to £7 million for a number of projects in a certain area to help regeneration, create jobs and maximise the impact of investment. This could be for new spaces for creative businesses, bringing historic buildings back into use or redeveloping museums and art galleries.
Expression of interest : 3 July to 15 August
Full applications: 9 September to 19 September
Please see this link for more information.
Wellcome exists is a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. It exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive.
They currently offer number of funding schemes and one of them is public engagement fund.
Public Engagement Fund is for anyone with a great idea for engaging the public in conversations about health-related science and research. It replaces the Society, People, Large Arts, Small Arts, Development, Co-production, Capital and International Engagement Awards. Read more here.
The fund is open to anyone, including those working in:
- the arts
- entertainment media
- museums and heritage
- leisure, sport and tourism
- education and informal learning
- the community, charity and public sectors.
Scheme at a glance
Research and development, Production and project delivery, Developing practice and building networks
Where your activity will take place:
UK, Republic of Ireland, Some low- and middle-income countries
Level of funding:
You can apply for anything from £5,000 up to £3 million
Duration of funding:
Up to 5 years
For more information click here.