Greenwich

Arts funding

Funding for the Arts and Culture sector

Funding is available through the Community Arts Fund and Third Sector Commissioning.

Community Arts Fund

The Community Arts Fund encourages groups to work with artists and develop creative projects for the local community.

If you are a registered charity group, community group or non-profit making arts organisation, based in or running a project in the Royal Borough, you can apply for funding.

You can apply for amounts of £250 to £6,000.

We are accepting applications until 30 March 2018 for activities to be completed by 31 December 2018. You can only apply once per year.

Before you apply

To complete this form you first need to sign up for a website account. You'll then be able to save your form and come back and complete it at a later date.

In your application you will need to show that your project meets the fund criteria.

Download the Community Arts Fund guidance notes and criteria

Make sure you have the relevant documents and information ready. If you want to apply for more than £2,500 you will need to provide us with additional information.

Applications for £250 to £2,500 information and documents required

You will need to have the following information ready:

  • information about your group/organisation
  • project description
  • partnerships with other organisations
  • intended audience details
  • marketing and evaluation
  • budget information
  • evidence of Disclosure and Barring Service checks

Applications for £2,501 to £6,000 information and documents required

You will need to have the following information ready:

  • information about your group/organisation
  • project description
  • partnerships with other organisations
  • intended audience details
  • marketing and evaluation
  • budget information
  • evidence of Disclosure and Barring Service checks
  • details of previous projects
  • how the project will be managed
  • referee details

You will need to provide copies of the following documents:

  • quotes and estimates (if applicable)
  • recent accounts or 12 months’ cash flow
  • governing documents such as constitution or mem and arts
  • insurance policies
  • health and safety policy
  • child protection policy (if applicable)
  • diversity and equality policy
  • volunteers’ policy
  • CVs
  • evidence of confirmed match funding

Apply for community arts funding

To find out more about this year's Community Arts Fund, email artsgreenwich@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

'Meet the funders' events

We run 'meet the funders' events to give local groups and arts organisation the opportunity to ask questions and get support making a funding application. Places are free but limited at each event, and reserved on a first come, first served basis.

We'll list any future events here. 

Join our mailing list

If you would like to receive information about future funding opportunities or 'meet the funders' events, please email artsgreenwich@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call the Culture, Tourism and Heritage Office on 020 8921 8390.