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This is a list of the current opportunities. Please click on an opportunity to see the full details.

Teachers, this is a unique opportunity to visit the UK's leading conservatoire for dance training. Two dates for you to bring your 16years plus students.


2019 is the 10th anniversary and this year is gearing up to be our biggest festival yet!

​For the first time ever, we are calling out for young people (16+) who live in Lewisham and want to produce their OWN EVENT as part of Lewisham Live 2019.

Deadline for applications: 28th February 2019


Send your creative activities for children and young people in Lewisham leaflets to LEAN by 27 February 2019


You can apply for an IMPACT Bursary if you are working with people age 0-25 in London, through music, you can apply for a bursary of up to £600 to develop your organisation’s confidence, knowledge and skills in: Evaluation and impact, social justice – eg inclusion, accessibility, diversity and youth voice


£500 available to Locality members to visit and share knowledge and skills with another member. 


Trinity Laban are offering four Learning & Participation (Music) Fellowships for individual music leaders working in any participatory music setting.


Bow Arts are expanding their Education and Learning programme and are looking to appoint a highly motivated, passionate, skilled and experienced Education Project Manager to join the team.


Sound Connections are pleased to launch, and invite applications for, our 2019 Innovate Programme and IMPACT Bursary Programme.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 15 March 2019


The Community Chest was set up in 2013 to fund projects that will make a difference to the Phoenix community. Since then, we have awarded £600,000 to more than 60 projects, benefiting over 14,000 people. Previous projects have covered a wide range of activities, from family away days to African drumming classes.

We believe that these projects help create a stronger community and support our residents to gain new skills and access experiences and opportunities that may otherwise not be available.

Deadline for applications: 28 February, 12 noon


Apply for the Community Arts Fund. Deadline: Sunday 31 March 2019


The Foundation want to support the development and growth of organisations investing in young people to achieve positive change. The Youth Fund and Growth Fund provide core funding to organisations that help young people in the most precarious positions to build on their strengths and realise their full potential.


If you are a Lewisham-based non-profit making constituted group offering arts festival projects you can use Crowdfund Lewisham to get people to support your ideas, or complete an application form (if you think Crowdfunder is not suitable for your campaign). Lewisham Arts Festival Grant scheme may be able to match fund up to 70% of your target up to a maximum of £4,000.


Now open for applications

Culture Seeds is part of the Mayor of London’s draft Strategy for Culture, Culture for all Londoners.

The new grants will be used to support community-led cultural projects in every London borough.

Culture Seeds will support small or informal organisations and groups as well as individuals as it is often harder for them to access funding.


A rolling grant scheme to support the cultural sector’s work with children and young people