FUNDING: Ragdoll Foundation Open Grants – next deadline 7 May 2021

The Ragdoll Foundation’s Small and Main grants support arts, cultural and youth-focused organisations working with children and young people through the arts, artists and creative media.

Their vision is to support high quality, innovative arts engagement projects where the concerns of childhood can be heard.

Small Grants – Innovative, arts-based small projects, pilots, or research & development to inform a new project or programme of work. Applications for up to £1,500 can be made and there are five deadlines per year. The 2021 deadlines are:

  • 8 January 2021 (decision 5 February)
  • 7 May 2021 (decision 4 June)
  • 2 July 2021 (decision 30 July 2021
  • 27 August 2021 (decision 24 September)
  • 29 October 2021 (decision 26 November)

Main Grants – Larger or longer-term new projects, or proposals that significantly develop the scope or scale of an existing programme, project or pilot. The majority of Main Grants awarded are in the region of £5k to £20k, however applications of up to £50k for multi-year projects can be accepted from organisations with appropriate experience.

See the full details at the Ragdoll Foundation website.