Funding Bodies

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Trusts and Foundations for Arts and Culture

This is meant as resource for places to look for funding. The initial list came from a PDF from Aberdeen council.


A M Qattan Foundation (UK): The A.M. Qattan Foundation is an independent not-for-profit culture and art developmental organisation. http://www.qattanfoundation.org/en/

Artfund (UK): The Artfund provides funding for galleries and museums. http://www.artfund.org/

Artscollaboratory (INTL): ArtsCollaboratory is a platform for art organisations. http://www.artscollaboratory.org/

The Baring Foundation (UK): An organisation based on donations to charities and voluntary organisations. http://www.baringfoundation.org.uk/

The Berghof Foundation (GER): The Berghof Foundation is an independent, non-governmental and profit organization which goal is to support preventions against political and social violence and to achieve sustainable peace through conflict transformation. http://www.berghof-conflictresearch.org/en/

The Bromley Trust (UK): The Bromley Trust is a grant-making fund concerned about human rights, prison reforms and the environment. http://www.thebromleytrust.org.uk/Indexhibit/index.php

The Calouste Gulbekian Foundation (UK): Charitable foundation from Portugal with cultural, educational, social and scientific interests. http://www.gulbenkian.org.uk/

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (UK): The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a global network created to advance peace. http://carnegieendowment.org/

The Commonwealth Foundation (UK): International development foundation. http://www.commonwealthfoundation.com/

Creative Scotland https://www.creativescotland.com/

The Delfina Foundation (UK): Independent, non-profit foundation dedicated to facilitating artistic exchange and developing creative practice. Previously focus on artists from the Arab world. http://www.delfinafoundation.com/

The Elephant Trust (UK): British organisation with a focus to develop and improve the fine arts in the United Kingdom. http://elephanttrust.org.uk/docs/intro.html

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation (UK): British grant-maker, which supports arts, education and learning. http://esmeefairbairn.org.uk/

Evan Cornish Foundation (INTL): Organisation which makes grants and supports charities. http://www.evancornishfoundation.org.uk/

Fondazione Zegna (ITA): Organisation based upon creating social wellbeing and cultural development. http://www.fondazionezegna.org/

Garfield Weston Foundation (UK): British grant-making trust based on supporting charities across the UK. http://www.garfieldweston.org/

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (US): International foundation concerned with a broad range of areas, such as global poverty, climate change and philanthropy. http://www.hewlett.org/

The International Arab Charity (UK): The IAC is a Pan-Arab charity involved with educational pursuits, and a mission help those in need. http://www.iac67.com/

Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (GER): Organization based on promoting arts and cultural exchange. Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations [Germany] http://www.ifa.de/en/ifa/ziele/

The LUMA Foundation (NDL): Dutch non-profit organisation supporting artists in fields such as art, photography and multimedia productions. http://www.dutch-doc.nl/docupedia/luma+foundation

Paul Hamlyn Foundation (UK): British grant-making foundation. http://www.phf.org.uk/

Peacemakers Trust (CAN): Canadian non-profit organisation. http://www.peacemakers.ca/

Prince Claus Fund (NDL): Dutch fund supporting artists and cultural organisations. http://www.princeclausfund.org/

Robert Bosch Stiftung (GER): Foundation based on charitable purposes. http://www.bosch-stiftung.de/content/language2/html/index.asp

Saïd Foundation (UK): The Saïd Foundation is a non-political and non-sectarian organisation with a focus on the Middle East and the United Kingdom. It seeks to improve the wellbeing and life for children and young people. http://www.saidfoundation.org/