THE ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER FOUNDATION

Revenue grants of up to £25,000 per year are available to UK not-for-profit organisations for arts, culture and heritage projects that make a real and ongoing difference to people’s lives in the UK.

 

o Application deadline: MONDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2022 at midnight for Stage 1 applications.

o Who can apply: UK registered charities, constituted community groups, community trusts and not-for-profit companies.

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has announced that it is currently accepting applications for revenue grants (the Foundation does not fund capital projects) of up to £25,000 over one or more years for projects which support the arts, culture and heritage in the UK.

Projects should:

o Break new ground to solve the problem or uses tried and tested models to drive positive social change in a new way.
o Equip the next generation to manage a sustainable career.
o Introduce young people to the arts and heritage and provide opportunities for progression.
o Meet the Foundation’s charitable objectives of:

> Champion wider access to the arts and heritage by supporting projects that reach diverse communities and those who would not otherwise be able to participate.
> Continue their role as high profile champion of the benefits of engagement in the arts and heritage and the importance of diversity in the sectors.
> Prioritise projects that enable people to develop their abilities and careers, by providing professional education, training, apprenticeships and work place experience in all areas of the arts, from stone masonry to youth orchestras and stage electricians, and
> Promote excellence in all areas of the arts, culture and heritage.
o Provide, enhance or enrich education.
o Provide professional training or development.

o Unlock creative potential and develop skills to access a career, and
o Use the arts to develop life skills or support development within a career in the heritage sector.

Applicants should also demonstrate that they have a proven track record of successful delivery and show how their project:

o Evidences the quality of the proposed activity in relation to the arts, culture and/or heritage, and demonstrates the quality of the skills and learning experiences it will provide, including professional tuition and education.
o Is well-managed, viable and sustainable.
o Has a budget profile which evidences a realistic outcome or outcomes.
o Targets those who would not otherwise be able to participate, either due to lack of funding or access to the provision in other identifiable ways, 
and
o Will make a difference to people’s lives and provide an ongoing benefit.

 

Further information, guidance and an online application form is available on the Foundation’s website.

The Foundation operates a 2-stage application process as follows:

1. Stage 1: should be submitted by midnight on Monday 28 February 2022.
2. 
Stage 2: successful applicants at Stage 1 will be invited to submit a full Stage 2 application by Thursday 31 March 2022.

Grants are expected to be commence from May 2022.

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