Surrey Community Arts Fund

Our Surrey Community Arts Fund supports arts projects which enable people to benefit that would not otherwise have the opportunity to participate.

If you have a project we could help, complete an Expression of Interest today.

Examples of grants from the fund:

The OMHI Trust – £1,000

The OHMI Trust is a national charity aiming to remove barriers to participation in music-making for physically disabled people.

A grant was awarded for adapted musical instrument lessons for children and young people with a range of upper limb disabilities. By providing an instrument that is capable of all that a standard instrument can do, despite an individuals disability, the charity offer the chance to play any type of music and encourages true social inclusion.

Momentum Children’s Charity – £2,000

Momentum Children’s Charity support children with cancer and life limiting illnesses.

A grant was awarded for a music therapy service supporting 6 children with cancer or a life-limiting illness and their families that had been referred by their Momentum Family Support Worker. Funding provided a 6-session individually-tailored course, for 6 children to help improve their physical and emotional health, to help them to communicate, and build their self-esteem and confidence.

How to give

This is a long-term fund that people can either donate to now, or leave a legacy to in the future. Donations can be made at any level, either as one-off donations or spread over a period of time. They can be donated as gifts of cash, legacies, shares, property or land.

To donate, please contact us for more information.

Don’t forget Gift Aid! Using Gift Aid means that for every pound you give, the Surrey Community Arts Fund will receive an extra 25p from HM Revenue & Customs, helping your donation go further.

Apply for funding

Applying for funding is easy. Simply fill out a quick Expression of Interest Form (EOI) to start the application process.

Tell us what you want to do, and how much you would like to apply for. The EOI is designed to save you time and provide us with a little more information about your funding needs prior to making a full application.

The grants team will then review your EOI against our fund criteria and advise you if we can invite you forward to make a full application.


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