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Funding information
Places to look for further information on funding guidance and support including searchable databases:

Funding Central
Online search facility for funding

National Council for Voluntary Organisations
Searchable website offering support to arts, heritage and culture and creative industries to access EU funding
Online search facility for Trust & Foundation funding

National Lottery Good Causes
Gateway to information on how to apply for a national lottery grant in the UK

National Association for Voluntary and Community Action (navca)
Offers advice and guidance on funding and setting up organisational structure

Voluntary Arts
Useful website offering advice and guidance on funding, training and resource development

Directory of Social Change (dsc)
Information and support to voluntary and community sector

Online database of UK sponsorship opportunities

UK Fundraising
Fundraising information for charity and non-profit fundraisers

fundinginformation .org
detailed and up-to-date news and information about new sources of funding for all those involved in raising money for not for profit organisations throughout the UK.

Organisations who support dance and arts activities through their grant programmes:

Big Lottery Fund
Organisation distributing funding to good causes on behalf of the National Lottery

Paul Hamlyn Foundation
ndependent grant making body who fund organisations whose charitable activities help people to realise their potential and have a better quality of life

Clore Duffield Foundation

The foundation is a grant-making charity which supports cultural learning and cultural spaces

Jerwood Foundation
Philanthropic organisation dedicated to arts and education in the UK

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
International charitable foundation with an interest in culture and education

Rayne Foundation
Charitable foundation interested in supporting arts, health & well being, education - in its widest sense, and social issues

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
Leading independent grant making organisation in the UK

Comic Relief
Charity who offer grants to work focused on young people located in disadvantaged areas of the UK

Garfield Weston Foundation
Grant making trust which supports charities across the UK

Lloyds Bank Foundation
Offers funding to projects focused on disadvantaged or disabled people in England and Wales

National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts.  Invests funding in innovation in science, technology and arts programmes

Tudor Trust
Grant making trust offering support to projects that address social, emotional and financial needs of people on the margins of society

A global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations, and spark debate.

The Wingate Foundation

Grant making trust awarding financial support to not-for-profit organisations with a record of artistic excellence

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
Grants for UK nationals who would benefit from a period of travel and learning to support their practice