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External funding sources for early stage ideas

Here you’ll find information on external funding sources for early stage ideas.

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European Commission Deadline: Various deadlines Find out more
National Lottery Grants for Heritage Deadline: No deadlines Find out more
Arts Council National Lottery Projects Grants Deadline: April 2021. Find out more
BAAS British Association for American Studies Deadline: 1 April and 1 November each year Find out more
Arts & Humanities Research Council Deadline: Open - no closing date Find out more
Nuffield Foundation – Improving social well-being through education, research & innovation Deadline: Various Find out more
National Lottery NL Community Fund Deadline: Various deadlines Find out more
Wellcome Innovator Awards Deadline: Ongoing Find out more
CW Discovering Startups Competition Deadline: Please register your interest to keep up to date with new activities as they are released. Find out more
Innovate UK Funding Competitions Deadline: Various Find out more
Isaac Newton Trust Research Grants Deadline: Various Find out more