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Paul Hamlyn Foundation

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation have recently reopened their UK funds, with some changes to their criteria and processes offering more flexibility and better responsiveness to applicants. The funder have a range of funding available.


The Fund addresses inequalities of opportunity to access and participate in the arts. We want to support change in the way the arts are created, presented, accessed and experienced.

  • Grants from £30,000 – £400,000 and lasting between 12 months and 4 years
  • Rolling application cycle – no deadlines. Decision making panels meet approximately 5 times a year.


This Fund supports work which enables pupils in formal education settings, particularly those experiencing systemic inequality or disadvantage, to thrive through engagement with high quality, arts-based learning.

  • Grants from £30,000 – £400,000 up to two or three years
  • Rolling application cycle – no deadlines


The Youth Fund Supports organisations whose main purpose is working with and for young people (aged 14-25) who face complex transitions to adulthood. Core funding grants up to £90,000 over three years.

  • Grants up to £90,000 over three years
  • Rolling application cycle – no deadlines

Tech for Good – ‘Build’ Fund

Joint funding programme with Comic Relief supports not-for-profit organisations to define, test and develop user-centred digital solutions that meet a social need or challenge.

  • Grants up to £70,000 and lasting 9 months, plus expert digital support from CAST
  • Apply by 12 February 2021


£30,000 - £400,000
no deadline
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