Deadline 26th March
Round two will support programmes of cultural activity and engagement in 66 locations across England where people’s involvement in arts and culture is in the bottom third of engagement according to the Active Lives Survey.
Consortia that consist of arts organisations, museums, libraries, amateur groups, and voluntary and community sector groups can apply.
The funding is for programmes that support the public in shaping local arts and cultural provision and, in so doing, increase attendance and participation in excellent art and culture.
Activities must be delivered over four years and take place between 1 November 2020 and 31 October 2024.
A total of £11.6 million will be awarded in grants during this round with grants of between:
- £1 million and £2 million over four years for new programmes which are not part of a Creative People and Places expansion programme.
- £750,000 and £1.75 million over four years for places which would be covered by a current Creative People and Places expansion.
At least 25% of total project costs should come from other sources.
The fund opens for applications on 16 January 2020 and closes on 26 March 2020.