Funding for Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literature and Heritage
Activities which fall within our charitable purposes include the following:
Visual arts, meaning works of art created to be appreciated by sight, such as painting, sculpture, and film-making;
Performing arts, meaning creative activity performed in front of an audience, such as music, drama, theatre, and dance;
Heritage, where there is a significant element of the Arts included.
What we fund
Charities registered in the UK;
Other ‘not for profit’ organisations, including:
Voluntary or unincorporated associations;
Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations (SCIOs) or companies limited by guarantee;
Community Interest Companies (CICs);
Public sector organisations.
Individuals are funded through:
Bursaries, scholarships and other formally constituted schemes arranged directly with institutions;
Specific award schemes run by The William Syson Foundation (the “Foundation”).
What we do not fund
Activities which do not fulfil our charitable purposes;
Requests from individuals that are not part of a specific award scheme run by the Foundation;
Organisations registered outside the UK;
Projects and activities which incorporate the promotion of political or religious beliefs;
Requests for salaried posts where there is a requirement for the post holder to be of a particular faith or none;
The standalone purchase costs of buildings and/or land;
Capital work on buildings not owned by the applicant or on which the applicant does not have a long-term lease;
Any retrospective costs already incurred by the applicant;
Applications from organisations who have received funding from us over a sustained period of 3 consecutive years. Such organisations are requested to take a break of at least one year before re-applying to us.
Types of funding
Small Grants (up to £5,000);
Large Grants (from £5,001);
Proactive grants programme;
Scholarship or bursary funding via specific institutions;
Award schemes for funding individuals
Please follow this link for more information – https://www.williamsysonfoundation.org.uk/make-an-application
Location: All Scotland
For further information, please contact email@example.com(firstname.lastname@example.org), or visit https://www.williamsysonfoundation.org.uk/make-an-application
The deadline is Sunday 31 January 2021 at 00:00.