"Let's Create"

The Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will support voluntary and community groups to develop creative and cultural activities as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022.

The Fund is open to voluntary and community organisations with charitable aims. However, the application itself has to be focused on creative and cultural activity.

Applicants must partner with an artist, creative or cultural organisation to help deliver their project.

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for successful applicants. 

Please note, applicants applying for over £5,000 are expected to partner with an artist or organisation which has been in receipt of Arts Council England (ACE) funding within the last 4 years. A listing of possible partner organisations can be found here.

Funded projects must:

  • Focus on creative and cultural activity
  • Engage with at least one of the art forms that ACE supports
  • Be high-quality and inclusive in their approach
  • Culminate in June 2022

Additional information on the Fund is accessible further down the page.

Artforms included in Arts Council definition of 'culture' and 'creativity’

  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Visual arts
  • Literature
  • Combined arts – including festivals and carnivals
  • Museum and library activities

Applications are now open. Please use this form to make your submission.

The portal for applications will close on Monday 28th February 2022. We recommend submitting applications as soon as you are able.

Useful documents

We recommend that you read the following helpful documents before submitting your application.

Groups must meet the Community Foundation’s Eligibility Guidance to be considered.

Q&A Sessions

We are holding some informal Q&A sessions to tell you more about the Fund, and to give guidance on any specific questions you may have. You can register via Eventbrite using the following links;

Tue 25 Jan at 10.00am https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/qa-session-lets-create-jubilee-fund-tickets-249112782037

Thu 27 Jan at 2.00pm https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/qa-session-lets-create-jubilee-fund-tickets-249119241357

The Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fund is a £5 million programme that
has been established by Arts Council England with National Lottery investment to
support grassroots community groups to develop creative and cultural activity in
celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee taking place 2nd – 5th June 2022.

The Arts Council has appointed UK Community Foundations to deliver the Arts
Council Let’s Create Jubilee Fund, harnessing their extensive expertise in delivering
funding programmes to community-led organisations.


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