The Baring Foundation: Arts Programme

The Baring Foundation’s Arts Programme is a new fund for projects that promote the role of creativity in the lives of people with mental health problems from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In this round, the Foundation is looking for projects that:further-faqs-about-our-funding.pdf

  • find ways to attract participatory artists from ethnically diverse communities into this area of work and to support them. Examples might include shadowing, internships or apprenticeships, or mentoring or free training opportunities.
  • undertake activity to offer creative opportunities to members of specific ethnically diverse communities who have mental health problems.
  • or a combination of these approaches.

Grants of between £10,000 and £40,000 are available.

How to Apply

Detailed application guidelines – including eligibility for the fund – are available here.

You may also find this summary of questions and answers from their first funding Q&A useful when considering your eligibility or application.

Apply using filling in this eligibility application form 

Deadline: 12pm midday on Wednesday 21 April.

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