You are Here : Residents  >  Grants and Funding
Thursday , April , 25 2024
| Language and Accessibility

Grants and External Funding

Please use the menu below to access information on grants and external funding news and resources. 

grants and external funding


Open 4 Business Portal

Open 4 business logo image

Carlisle City Council is providing local businesses with free access to its local business support and grant portal provided by Open4Business. This is tailored for the Carlisle area and includes local, regional and national schemes.

Business can also search for funding relevant to their size and sector. To use the portal, you will first need to register with Open4Business.




Grantway is a new grant search portal available completely free of charge.

Go to Grantway



Grants and Funding


Iris Prize LGBTQ+ Documentary Film Fund Invites Applications

Arts, Culture and Heritage

24 January 2023/Categories: Grants_and_Funding

Funding is available to finance the production of a short documentary film produced by an emerging British LGBTQ+ filmmaker.

Applications are being invited to the second annual documentary film fund provided by Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival.

The Documentary Film Fund was established to award production funding of up to £20,000 to one documentary film project annually.

The funding is intended to financially support documentary films produced by promising British LGBTQ+ filmmakers, with a specific interest in supporting filmmakers from underrepresented communities including, but not limited to, black, Asian, and minority ethnic people and women.

The funding is used to finance the production of a documentary film with a running time of 22/25 minutes or 40 minutes.

OUTtv Media Global Inc will make sure that the finished film is seen by securing rights to the produced film in all media for a period of 25 years.

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2023.


How To Apply

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2023.

Guidance notes and the online application form can be accessed from the Iris Prize website.


Number of views (364)


Theme picker

This A to Z of services list provides links to service pages alphabetically