The William Syson Foundation

Funding available: Small Grants (up to £5000), Large Grants (from £5001), Proactive grants programme, Scholarship or bursary funding via specific institutions, Award schemes for individuals.

Activities which fall within our charitable purposes include the following:

  • Visual arts, meaning works of art created to be appreciated by sight, such as painting, sculpture, and film-making;
  • Performing arts, meaning creative activity performed in front of an audience, such as music, drama, theatre, and dance;
  • Literature;
  • Heritage, where there is a significant element of the Arts included.

There is no deadline for submissions, but applicants should be aware that it may take up to four months to receive a decision.

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