Arts Council England

Arts Council National Lottery Projects Grants

Project Grants is now open for applications and you can take a look at the guidance for applying below. If you need help with a specific aspect of your application, our information sheets offer guidance on a range of topics including artforms, public engagement and managing finance.

If you are applying for £15,000 or under, you will receive a decision in 6 weeks. If you are applying for over £15,000 a decision will take 12 weeks. The How to apply documents below are essential reading, along with any of the Information sheets you may need.

You can download an Easy Read versions of our How to apply guidance.

Project Grants: How to apply Easy Read guidance – download

We provide pre-application support for applicants with access needs, including covering the cost of access support workers. We also cover the cost of personal access costs associated with the project you are applying for.