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Paul Hamlyn Foundation Access and Participation Fund

Grants are available for not-for-profit, formally constituted organisations to widen access to and deepen participation in the arts.

Applications will be considered for projects that challenge inequality of opportunity in access to and participation in the arts.

There are two levels of funding:

  • Explore and Test grants of up to £60,000 (for up to two years) to help explore and test new approaches and ways of address-ing new issues
  • More and Better grants of up to £600,000 (for up to four years) to increase the im-pact and effectiveness of work which has already shown promise or positive impact

Deadline: 15th January 2016, 15th May 2016 (Explore and Test); 1st March 2016 (More and Better).

More details about the Access and Participation Fund