Arts and Humanities Awards (December 2017)

Arts and Humanities Awards (December 2017)

Arts and Humanities Awards (December 2017)

Grants are awarded in each area in June and December every year, and the latest are listed below. You can also see an interactive map showing where each grant has been awarded by clicking on the image below, and using the drop down menu on the left of the map to refine your search.
For news of other grants awarded, please go to the funding pages for our other main grant areas, Science and Medicine, Secondary Education and Health.  

Higher education and learned societies

Royal Academy of Music, London NW1 (£68,000)
Recital Hall sound equipment

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge (£50,000)
Two bedrooms in refurbished student accommodation

The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, 
Manufactures & Commerce, London WC2N (£40,000)

Historic buildings and landscapes

Cogges Heritage Trust, Witney, Oxfordshire (£60,000)
Restoration and interpretation of Cogges Manor Farm

Historic England (£50,000)
Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings restoration

Hospitalfield, Arbroath, Angus (£25,000)
Artist’s studio complex restoration

The Willow Tea Rooms Trust, Glasgow (£25,000)
Restoration and interpretation

Aberdeenshire Council (£20,000)
Tullich Kirk restoration and interpretation

Wheal Martyn Trust, St Austell, Cornwall (£20,000)
Restoration and interpretation

St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, London EC2N (£2,500)
Roof tower repairs

Literature, Libraries and Archives

Suffolk County Council (£80,000)
Learning space within new archives centre

Glasgow Women's Library (£10,000)
Towards displaying the permanent collection

Museums and galleries

Glasgow Life (£500,000)
Burrell Collection refurbishment and redisplay

The Wallace Collection, London W1 (£500,000)
New exhibition galleries

The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria (£300,000)
Wordsworth Museum redevelopment

National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh (£220,000) 
Ancient Egypt Gallery in the National Museum of Scotland

Kilmartin Museum Company, Argyll (£150,000)

Gainsborough's House, Sudbury, Suffolk (£100,000)
Drawings Gallery in redeveloped museum

Leighton House Museum, London W1 (£100,000)

The Royal Collection Trust, London SW1 (£30,000)
Windsor Castle learning centre

Music and performing arts 

National Theatre, London SE1 (£170,000)
House lighting

Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Greater Manchester (£60,000)

Octagon Theatre Trust, Bolton, Greater Manchester (£50,000)

Polka Theatre, London SW19 (£50,000)

Sage Gateshead, Tyne and Wear (£50,000)
Concert hall refurbishment

Lyric Hammersmith, London W6 (£18,000)
Auditorium and studio refurbishment


Churches (administered by the Church Buildings Council) (£200,000)

National Trust (£1,000,000)
Read about our partnership with the National Trust

Theatres Trust (£315,000)
Read about our partnership with the Theatres Trust

‘Archives Revealed’ (£225,000)
Partnership programme with The National Archives and the Pilgrim Trust for the cataloguing of archives