London Borough of Culture 2019 - Fellowship Funding

London Borough of Culture 2019 - Fellowship Funding

Over half a million pounds of ‘Fellowship Funding’ announced for the London Borough of Culture 2019 is available for ambitious, locally based cultural activity. 

The funding pot will be distributed through three types of grants:

Make It Happen - cultural activity grants (opens 10 September): For new arts and culture activities, that will be part of the London Borough of Culture Programme. Small grants to £10,000, large grants to £30,000.

Make it Local - community ward grants (note this opens in January 2019): Ward focused funding for arts and culture activities delivered by local communities. £10,000 per ward, open for applications from individuals and organisations.

Make it Work - Space improvement grants: To build the capacity for culture within the borough. Grants to £10,000.

Grants open on 10 September 2018 for activity taking place within the first half of 2019. Grants open in January 2019 for activity taking place within the second half of 2019.

Click here for more information about this fund.

Deadline: The first round closes on 20 October

Fellowship Fund workshops and events

Please book quickly as places are going like hot cakes:

Fellowship Funding Surgeries

Find out more about how to apply for Fellowship Funding, with guidance to the online application process, grant priorities and fund objectives. Bookable one-to-one sessions available to talk through your project with a member of the Culture team. Book here
Community Waltham Forest is hosting two workshops for those new to grant applications and those looking to improve their skills. Learn about: demonstrating success; planning your project; budgets; and avoiding common mistakes.

  • Tuesday 18 September, 10.00 to 1.00 OR

  • Wednesday 19 September, 5.30 to 8.00

Both workshops will be at The Mill in Coppermill Lane. You can find more information and book here.