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Arts Grants for Creative Professionals and Organisations

News for applicants

In October 2014 we published updated funding guidelines, help notes and application forms, all designed to make applying for funding easier and clearer.

Applications started but not submitted to us before Friday 10 October 2014 are no longer available. Please start a new application using the latest forms and help notes which are available online.

If you wish to use any information from your old application form you’ll find that in the most recent email that our system sent you when you last saved your work.

For information:

  • The Small Grants rolling programme is open
  • The next Large Grants deadlines are:
    • Wednesday, 19 August 2015
    • Wednesday 14 October 2015
    • Wednesday 20 January 2016

Find out if you have the correct web browser to use our online application system.

Our Information Team is available Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

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Lottery Capital Programme

Capital Lottery funding is open to application at any time. Read the Guidance and apply online.

International Opportunities Fund

Read our International Opportunities Fund Funding Guidelines and apply online.


Click here for information about how we fund Film.


Click here for information about how we fund Literature.

Other sources of funding

Read more about other potential sources of funding.

Funding advice

We offer funding advice in the form of fortnightly funding surgeries in different parts of Wales, and also in scheduled sessions over the phone.

Follow this link to find out more about how to get funding advice from us.

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