Supporting Arts Council England’s Cultural Education Challenge The Cultural Life Fund is a four-year £862k investment programme designed to address the long-standing inequality in children and young people’s access to a high- quality cultural education in the East Midlands.
The Cultural Life Fund is a fixed term investment, not a grant or revenue source. It runs between 2018-2022. It is designed to support Cultural Education Partnerships to establish, grow and become sustainable.
The fund is looking to invest a minimum of £25,000 in partnerships that are working in Arts Council England priority places:
Applications to the Cultural Life Fund must demonstrate:
Any applicant to the Cultural Life Fund must have attended an investment briefing and had a pre-application conversation with our Deputy CEO, Emily Bowman.
For more information including the full application criteria and how to apply, please see the following:
The fund is now open. Please contact Deputy CEO, Emily Bowman to discuss your ideas before applying. The fund will close to applications on Friday 28th September.
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