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Find out our Christmas Opening times for Council Offices, Ribblesdale Pool and Platform Gallery. Also information on bin collection and benefit payments.

Christmas opening times

Arts Funding

Local Funding

Ribble Valley Recreation and Culture Grant Fund

Do you have an exciting Arts, Sports or Community project, activity or service? Then apply for a Recreation and Culture Grant. Annual deadline, end of January. Our grants support the future health and wellbeing of the Ribble Valley community by developing it's culture and recreation.

How to apply

Please return the application to olwen.heap@ribblevalley.gov.uk or post to:

Chief Executives Department
Ribble Valley Borough Council
Council Offices
Church Walk
Clitheroe
BB7 2RA

 

Arts Excellence Awards Scheme

Arts Excellence grants are awarded by Ribble Valley Borough Council and are designed to assist young talented performer’s progress in their chosen activity. The main aim of the scheme is to help with the cost of tuition, travel and equipment associated with your activity. Annual deadline, end of January.

How to apply

Please return the application to olwen.heap@ribblevalley.gov.uk or post to:

Chief Executives Department
Ribble Valley Borough Council
Council Offices
Church Walk
Clitheroe
BB7 2RA

Regional Funding

Lancashire County Council, Grant Aid for Arts Projects

Provide grants for creative work that contributes to the overall development of the arts in Lancashire. Supporting arts organisations and development initiatives. They do not consider applications from individuals but are keen to discuss ideas to develop them if possible. See Lancashire County Council, Grants and Funding

Lancashire County Council, Environmental Projects

The County Council is sometimes able to provide grants or funding towards practical environmental projects that are proposed by the residents of Lancashire. See Lancashire County Council, Grants and Funding

Lancashire Environmental Fund

The Lancashire Environmental Fund provides landfill tax funding for a wide variety of projects to improve the environment and bring community benefits throughout the county of Lancashire. See Lancashire Environmental Fund

 

National Funding

Arts Council England

The Arts Council fund art activities that engage people in England, or that help artists and organisations carry out their work. Grants for the Arts is the main open application process for Arts Council Funding. Other funds are available including, Digital Research and Development Fund for Arts and Culture, Take it Away - helping 18 - 25 year olds buy an instrument with an interest free loan of up to £2,000. See Arts Council England, Funding

Clore Duffield Foundation

A foundation that is a grant-making charity which concentrates its support on cultural learning, creating learning spaces within arts and heritage organisations, www.cloreduffield.org.uk

Heritage Lottery Fund

Using money raised through the National lottery, the Heritage Lottery Fund gives grants to sustain and transform our heritage with grants from £3,000 to over £5 million. www.hlf.org.uk

Big Lottery Fund

Big Lottery Fund gives out millions of pounds from National Lottery to good causes. Their money goes to community groups and to projects that improve health, education and the environment. See ww.biglotteryfund.org.uk

Awards for All

A lottery grants scheme aimed at local communities. They award grants of between £500 and £5,000 in a simple and straightforward way. www.awardsforall.org.uk

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