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Funding opportunities

Funding opportunities are posted here as they arise.

For more information on established funding opportunities by organisations that have ongoing funding programmes, check out the list of resources we have compiled in the links section of the website.

If you have a funding opportunity you would like to advertise through artsderbyshire, please email us at

  • Social Media giant Facebook has announced the launch of its non-profit fundraising tools in the UK and 15 other countries across Europe. Beginning in late September, Facebook will start testing fundraising tools in five countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Germany and Spain. In early October it'll expand the test to: Italy, Poland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Portugal, Denmark, Austria, Finland and Luxembourg.
    Added: 4 October 2017
  • In 2017 Ė 2018 Derbyshire Dales CVS have a pot of funding, which they administer on behalf of North Derbyshire CCG, Derbyshire County Council Public Health and Derbyshire Dales District Council. The funds are to support the work of new or existing community / voluntary groups or organisations that are working within the Derbyshire Dales and are in need of capital or revenue funding.
    Added: 9 May 2017
  • The following funds are looking for bids right now...  Click on each fund link to find out more and apply.

    Added: 28 February 2017
  • The Transform Foundation has funding available to help charities to develop an effective web presence.
    Added: 18 February 2017
  • The Ashley Family Foundation, which supports projects that protect rural communities and encourage participation in the arts, particularly textiles, has announced that the next funding round will open for applications in February 2017. 

    Added: 18 February 2017
  • There are small grants available from the Commissionerís Community Action grant to support the Police and Crime Plan Priorities.

    Added: 18 February 2017
  • For: Groups supporting people who are currently homeless or those at great risk of homelessness. 

    Added: 28 July 2016
  • For: Groups supporting young people, raising aspirations and improving opportunities for 11 - 25 year olds.  Plus groups reducing the isolation felt by elderly members of local communities.
    Added: 28 July 2016
  • The Santander Foundation has changed its name to the Discovery Foundation. 

    Information about on-going grants.

    Added: 21 March 2016
  • The Paul Hamlyn Foundation Youth Fund has grants of between £10,000 and £60,000 available to not-for-profit organisations that work with vulnerable young people and that have the potential to widen their impact.
    Added: 23 March 2016
  • A free online resource from Artsadmin, Home Live Art and Live Art Development Agency, for the live art and performance sector.
    Added: 2 March 2016
  • The Fidelio Trust welcomes applications for grants in support of the Arts, in particular the dramatic and operatic arts, music, speech and dance.
    Added: 10 November 2015
  • The Golden Bottle Trust (GBT) was established by the Partners of the bank in 1985 to donate money to a wide range of causes.  
    Added: 15 July 2015
  • The Hazel & Ken Greig Fund was designed with Hazelís passion and commitment to arts and crafts in mind.
    Added: 8 June 2015
  • Comprehensive listing of grants funders for the arts.
    Added: 13 March 2015

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