In the news | 22 Jun 2016
A new £1 million fund to boost arts education in primary schools has been launched by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS TO THIS FUND ARE NO LONGER SUBJECT TO DEADLINES AND ARE NOW ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS.
The overall purpose of this fund is to support arts organisations working with schools, colleges and other education environments to improve the evidence base for their work, so that they can do more to enhance the lives, development and achievements of children and young people.
In particular, we want to support high quality arts-based learning activities that bring about and evidence positive and sustained change in one or more of six priority areas:
Two types of grant are available under this Fund to support work at different stages of development:
Arts-based Learning ‘explore and test’ grants – offering funding for up to two years to help test new approaches or gather evidence for the first time about approaches that have been used before.
Arts-based Learning ‘more and better’ grants – offering longer, larger grants to help increase the impact and effectiveness of work which has already shown promise or positive impact.
We will only consider applications for work that meets the following criteria:
In particular, we are keen to see