Arts Council England – Cultural Development Fund: Round 4

The aim of the Cultural Development Fund is to level up through investment in culture. The fund will unlock local growth and productivity, increase access to excellent creativity and culture, and regenerate communities. It will achieve this through capital investment in transformative place-based creative and cultural initiatives.

Between £2 million and £5 million. 

Applicants can apply for capital (asset) activity with a limited proportion of resource activity (project activity).  

Applicants can apply for a maximum of £700,000 for supporting resource activity within their total budget. 

The Expression of Interest form will open on Grantium at 9am on Monday 5 February 2024. The deadline for submitting Expressions of Interest is 12pm (midday) on Friday 15 March 2024

The full online application form will open on Grantium at 12pm (midday) on Monday 8 April 2024. The deadline for submitting full applications is 12pm (midday) Friday 17 May 2024.  

Applicants will be notified of the decision outcome in Late Summer 2024.  

Read the full guidance here

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