An A-Z of trusts and funds that provide support to artists, plus sources of advice.

The Design Trust

The Design Trust

An educational resource for young designers thinking of starting their own business. Includes links to resources for young designers, and a business start-up guide.

www.thedesigntrust.co.uk

The Dewar Art Awards

The Dewar Art Awards

The Dewar Arts Awards are proud to support the brightest and best of Scotland's young artistic talent.

www.dewarawards.org

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Funding the charitable activities of organisations that have the ideas and ability to achieve change for the better.

https://esmeefairbairn.org.uk

Foundation Scotland

Foundation Scotland

Foundation Scotland offers a number of funding awards, made up of money from the many different funds we distribute on behalf of companies, individuals, charitable trusts and community benefit funds.

https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk

Hope Scott Trust

Hope Scott Trust

The Hope Scott Trust was set up by the late Mrs Hope Scott to help promote Music and the Visual Arts in Scotland. The Trust allocates a proportion of its resources to help musicians with commissions or grants for musical events and it also helps artists and sculptors (with a particular focus on emerging artists) with grants for exhibitions, catalogues and travel etc. Preference is given to applicants who are Scottish by birth, or live permanently in Scotland.

Hope Scott Trust

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Paul Hamlyn Foundation created this website to provide a portal for information on funding opportunities for individual artists and composers.

The resource is based on a mapping exercise carried out in 2011 as part of a review of the PHF Awards for Artists, which supports visual artists and composers.

http://fundingforartists.org.uk

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Travel to learn – return to inspire…

We fund UK citizens to investigate inspiring practice in other countries, and return with innovative ideas for the benefit of people across the UK.

https://www.wcmt.org.uk/

Women's Fund for Scotland

Women's Fund for Scotland

The Women’s Fund makes grants to projects across Scotland that support women’s development, self-sufficiency and social and economic equality.

Established in 2002, the Fund has distributed almost £2m in grants to over 700 community groups and local charities run by or for women.

Women's Fund for Scotland/

Youth Link Scotland

Youth Link Scotland

A large directory of funders for individuals and charities related to young people.

Youth Link Scotland/