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Partner-Up Fund

23 September 2021/Categories: Grants_and_Funding

Grants are available to partnerships of organisations with shared ideas for innovative arts projects that seek to bring about social change and forge strong connections across communities.

Fund Information

Funding body:
Footwork Trust
Maximum value:
£ 30,000
Application deadline:
None specified


The Partner-Up Fund is being delivered by the initiatives Take Note and Collaborative Change, with funding provided by the Footwork Trust.

Objectives of Fund

Inspired by extraordinary collective responses to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the purpose of the fund is to support and empower high-impact arts collaborations for social change.

Value Notes

Two grants of up to £30,000 are available.

Successful applicants also receive a programme of strategic support from Take Note.

Who Can Apply

Applications will be accepted from groups of arts and non-arts organisations working together.

The lead partner must be a registered UK charity or Community Interest Company.

Eligible Expenditure

Funding is intended to support collaborative arts projects.


United Kingdom

How To Apply

The programme will open to Expressions of Interest on 5 October 2021.

Contact Take Note for further information.

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Addresses and contacts

For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:

  1. Enquiries
    Take Note
    Email: [email protected]

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