Arts grants and funding

Covid-19 funding for arts and culture

The Culture Recovery Fund: Grants Second Round is open now for cultural organisations as they transition back to a viable and sustainable operating model during April-June 2021.Application Deadline: 12pm (midday), Tuesday 26 January 2021. Find more information from Arts Council England.  

Grants and funding for the arts are available through a number of schemes. Please see our information on funding. For more information on funding please contact

Other sources of funding and information     

  • Elmbridge Borough Council Arts Development: annual small partnership support for local organisations and individuals that use the arts as a vehicle to improve the physical and mental well-being of residents of Elmbridge. Contact for more information.

  • The R C Sherriff Trust awards approximately £60 - £70K per annum in the form of project grants to organisations and individuals, underwriting grants to organisations and capital grants for venues and arts organisations. As well as giving grants, the Trust also organises and facilitates arts activities locally. Visit the R C Sherriff Trust website for more information.
  • Charity of Robert Phillips. Find out about the charity of Robert Phillips.  
  • The Arts Partnership is a strategic alliance of 9 local authorities and trusts representing the boroughs, districts and county council in Surrey. Visit the Arts Partnership website for more information.     

  • The Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts are for individuals, arts organisations and other people who use the arts in their work. They are for activities that benefit people in England or that help artists and arts organisations from England to carry out their work. Visit the Arts Council England website for more information.

For more information on Grants for the Arts please contact

Services by A-Z