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This is a list of the current opportunities. Please click on an opportunity to see the full details.

Sound Connections are pleased to launch, and invite applications for, our 2019 Innovate Programme and IMPACT Bursary Programme.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 15 March 2019


The Community Chest was set up in 2013 to fund projects that will make a difference to the Phoenix community. Since then, we have awarded £600,000 to more than 60 projects, benefiting over 14,000 people. Previous projects have covered a wide range of activities, from family away days to African drumming classes.

We believe that these projects help create a stronger community and support our residents to gain new skills and access experiences and opportunities that may otherwise not be available.

Deadline for applications: 28 February, 12 noon


ArtsTrain is a creative music programme for young people aged 11-25 working across the London Boroughs of Bromley, Bexley and Lewisham. We deliver projects and events with different groups of young people, supporting them to create their own original music and perform it.

We would like to get more of our content online, and shared in interesting ways. Including documenting our work in blogs and stories to celebrate the achievements of the young people and incredible music artists we work with.

Deadline for applications: 31 January 2019


Voluntary Action Lewisham have compiled a helpful list of funding opportunities. Grants and deadlines vary.


Access All Areas makes award winning, disruptive performance by learning disabled artists.

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic, proactive and organised General Manager (full time, £27-29,000). This is a varied role, and you’ll work primarily in three areas: operations and administration, finance and marketing.

Deadline for applications: 21 January 2019


Apply for the Community Arts Fund. Deadline: Sunday 31 March 2019


VCSE health and wellbeing fund 2019 to 2020


Would you like to do something new and creative? Do you want to make people think differently about older people?

Apply for a grant to fund an event or project as part of Lewisham's Festival of Creative Ageing. 

Apply by 24 January 2018


The Midi Music Company

Experienced Premises Coordinator


The Foundation want to support the development and growth of organisations investing in young people to achieve positive change. The Youth Fund and Growth Fund provide core funding to organisations that help young people in the most precarious positions to build on their strengths and realise their full potential.


If you are a Lewisham-based non-profit making constituted group offering arts festival projects you can use Crowdfund Lewisham to get people to support your ideas, or complete an application form (if you think Crowdfunder is not suitable for your campaign). Lewisham Arts Festival Grant scheme may be able to match fund up to 70% of your target up to a maximum of £4,000.


Now open for applications

Culture Seeds is part of the Mayor of London’s draft Strategy for Culture, Culture for all Londoners.

The new grants will be used to support community-led cultural projects in every London borough.

Culture Seeds will support small or informal organisations and groups as well as individuals as it is often harder for them to access funding.


A rolling grant scheme to support the cultural sector’s work with children and young people