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Here is a selection of funding sources which provide support for individuals and organisations in the cultural sector:
Arts Council England
Arts Council of Wales
Arts Council of Ireland
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
- Without Walls – a consortium of leading festivals managed by Xtrax which commissions and co-produces a large number of new Outdoor Arts shows each year.
- Wales Outdoor Arts Consortium – a small commissioning scheme managed by Articulture Wales.
- Inside Out Dorset – often runs localised commissioning programmes as part of the festival.
Useful Funding Searches
- Awards for All – funding community-based projects across the UK.
- Government Funding – search for government funding across England.
Other Government Funding
Occasional Project Funders
- Canals and Rivers Trust
- Coalfields Regeneration Trust
- Forestry Commission
- National Trust
- Waste Recycling Environmental Limited
Public Private Partnership Schemes
National Lottery Funding
Trusts and Foundations
- Association of Charitable Foundations
- Baring Foundation
- Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
- Clore Duffield Foundation
- Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
- Jerwood Charitable Foundation
- Paul Hamlyn Foundation
European and International Funding Contacts