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Arts-based learning by Paul Hamlyn Foundation #584140
The overall purpose of this fund is to support arts organisations working with schools, colleges and other education environments to improve the evidence base for their work, so that they can do more to enhance the lives, development and achievements of children and young people.
In particular, it supports high quality arts-based learning activities that bring about and evidence positive and sustained change in one or more of six priority areas:
- Young people’s academic achievements
- Young people’s achievements and progression within one or more artforms
- Young people’s soft-skills and or well-being, social, moral and or cultural development
- Young people’s access to, and participation in, arts-based learning activities
- Whole school culture, integration, cohesion and/or community relationships
- Staff knowledge, confidence and skills in delivering arts-based learning activities
Three types of grant are available under this fund to support work at different stages of development:
Arts-based Learning ‘explore and test’ grants – offering funding for up to two years to help test new approaches or gather evidence for the first time about approaches that have been used before.
Arts-based Learning ‘more and better’ grants – offering longer, larger grants to help increase the impact, effectiveness, learning and legacy of work which has already shown significant promise or positive impact.
Ideas and Pioneers grants – offering funding for up to 18 months to help develop unusual or radical ideas in their early stages.
Main Grants by Garfield Weston Foundation #584139
Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, grant-making trust which has been supporting charities across the UK for over 50 years. From small community groups to large national institutions, their aim is to support organisations that have effective solutions to helping those most in need. For regular grants - under £100,000 - they operata a one stage application process and applicants will know the outcome of their request within four months of applying. They accept applications at any time so there are no formal deadlines for submitting applications that you need to worry about.
Major Grants by Garfield Weston Foundation #584138
For application of £100,000 or more. These are reviewed at one of the Foundation’s eight Board meetings a year and are carefully planned in advance to be fair to all applicants. If you are considering applying for a major grant, please start by sending a one page summary to Grace da Rocha via firstname.lastname@example.org outlining what you are raising funds for, the total cost and fundraising target. We can give you bespoke guidance on whether you are eligible. Please note that if you are applying for £100,000 or more we typically expect your project and/or annual income to be in excess of £1 million. Please do not apply for a major grant through our website.