Funding for artists

Grants are available to artists, small organisations and galleries within the UK to make it possible for artists and those presenting their work to undertake and complete projects when frustrated by lack of funds.

Details

Grants are usually limited to £2,000, but larger grants up to £5,000 may be considered.

The Elephant Trust offers grant to artists in the visual arts, small organisations and galleries throughout the UK.

The Trust aims to make it possible for artists and those presenting their work to undertake and complete projects when frustrated by lack of funds. It is committed to helping artists and art institutions and galleries that depart from the routine and signal new, distinct and imaginative sets of possibilities.

Latest Information

The next deadlines for applications are:

21 January 2019.
25 March 2019.

Key Criteria

Funding priority is given to artists in the fine arts, small organisations and galleries within the United Kingdom.

Eligible Expenditure

The Trustees’ main objective is to support new work.

Applicants should submit well argued, imaginative proposals for making or producing new work or exhibitions.

Restrictions

The following are not eligible for funding:

Arts festivals.
Group exhibitions.
Charities organising community projects.
Students.
Educational or other studies.
Residencies or research.
Symposia or conferences.
Theatres.
Catalogues.
Projects taking place outside the UK.
Larger institutions and galleries.

Contact The Elephant Trust for further information

www.elephanttrust.org.uk

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