Local Arts Funding
National Funding Schemes
View a list of National Funders for the Arts
Local Support & Advice for Community Groups
South Staffordshire 4 Community
Funding support website for the South Staffordshire area - A useful website to search for local funding. Register online to get frequent updates.
East Staffordshire Borough Council
Burton & District Arts Council
BADAC act as the agent for distribution of the ESBC Small Grant Aid
Who can apply: Voluntary Arts Groups
Tel: 01283 543559
Newcastle under Lyme Borough Council
Cultural Grants Fund
Who can apply: Arts or Community Groups
How much: Maximum £1200
Contact: Joint Cuture & Arts Managers Tel 01782 619705
Tamworth Borough Council
Local Arts Grants
Who can apply: Any group in the Borough involved in arts activity.
How much: Maximum £500
Contact: Karen Clancy Tel 01827 709565
Lichfield District Council
South Staffordshire Council
Contact: Policy and Partnerships
Tel: 01902 696410
Staffordshire Moorlands Arts Forums
Each Forum has a budget of £3,500 (from Staffordshire Moorlands District Council) to administer two grants schemes:
Contact: Support Staffordshire (Staffordshire Moorlands)
Tel: 0300 777 1207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Stoke on Trent Community Festival and Event Fund
Appetite Stoke is working in partnership with Stoke-on-Trent City Council to launch a £30,000 Community Festival and Event Fund to help local groups deliver community focused festivals and events in Stoke-on-Trent.
Community Festival & Event Fund
Stafford District Arts Council
SDAC receives its funds principally from Stafford Borough Council and provides grants to its members. Applications are considered by the Executive committee at its monthly meetings.
Stafford Borough Council Small Capital Grant Scheme
Administered by VAST on behalf of Stafford Borough Council - provides small grants (£200 – £1000) for small community organisations, with a specific need for a capital purchase.
Staffordshire Community Foundation
Each area in Staffordshire now has it’s own Community Fund, with a separate fund for Penkridge, although this area is also covered by the South Staffordshire Community Fund.
Tel 01782 683000
Local Community Fund
Each county councillor has £7,500 to spend on community projects in their area through the Staffordshire Local Community Fund.
Contact: Heather Collingwood Tel 01785 276019
Staffordshire Local Community Fund
Friends of Staffordshire's Young Musicians
Supporting Young Musicians and Musical Activities in Staffordshire