APPLY FOR A GRANT

Please note, before submitting any application you must contact the Trust's Director, Pete Allen, at arts@rcsherrifftrust.org.uk 

Do you have... 
 

  • An idea or proposal for a project, event, performance or exhibition involving the Elmbridge community?
     

  • An artistic goal you’ve always wanted to achieve?
     

  • An innovative and pioneering idea for an arts-related project?

1. The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination.
2. (the arts) The various branches of creative activity, such as painting, music, literature, and dance.

‘the visual arts’
3. (arts) Subjects of study primarily concerned with human creativity and social life, such as languages, literature, and history (as contrasted with scientific or technical subjects).

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OPEN TO EVERYONE 

Whether you’re amateur or professional, if you want to do something that advances the arts in Elmbridge, and supports our objectives, we’d love to hear from you because we may be able to help.

QUICK AND EASY 

Applying for a grant is really easy and our Trustees meet four times a year to review and approve grant requests. 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS 

To qualify for support from us, your grant application must meet two simple criteria:

Rule 1

Your grant application must relate to the arts ( see above definition).

Rule 2

Your grant must  be used to benefit members of the Elmbridge community and support our objectives.

We regularly support arts projects in Elmbridge’s school, and have a separate fund for this. Please contact us to find out more, or see Supporting Schools for past examples. 

WORKING WITH SCHOOLS?

Tip: use this postcode checker  to see whether your proposal has a connection to the Borough of Elmbridge. If you’re in any doubt, please get in touch

 

GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINES

To be considered for a grant please ensure your application reaches us before the following dates: 

  • Monday 11 January 2021 

  • Monday 5 April 2021

  • Monday 5 July 2021

  • Monday 4 October 2021 ​

You can download the required forms here; Grant Forms.

Please note: We can only support projects scheduled to start at least three weeks after the particular Trustees' decision meeting. Trustees meet within three weeks of the grant deadline.