Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Currently open

NESTA - Arts & Culture Impact Fund

Summary

The Arts & Culture Impact Fund is a new £20 million impact investment fund for the UK's arts, culture and heritage social enterprises. The fund offers loans repayable until March 2030.

The Arts & Culture Impact Fund sets out to achieve several objectives for the arts, cultural and heritage sectors:

  • Provide organisations with appropriate and bespoke repayable finance
  • Develop the financial resilience of borrowers
  • Support organisations to better monitor, evaluate and communicate their social impact
  • Attract additional investment into the sector to help organisations thrive
  • Promote the wider positive impact the arts, culture and heritage have on society and support more organisations to benefit individuals and communities through their work.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Loan
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
Premium information
Maximum:
Premium information

Notes on award amounts: Premium information

Who can apply

Organisation's whose primary activity is in arts, culture and heritage.

When to apply

Applications are now open.

How to apply

Contact Seva Phillips on the email address provided.

Contact information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Heritage & building preservation

Beneficiaries funded: General public

Report inaccuracy

Last reviewed about 1 month ago