Multidisciplinary funding

Here you'll find a range of funding opportunities available to support multidisciplinary public engagement activities. Many universities will also have internal funds you can access.

If you are aware of a funding source that we've missed, please let us know by emailing

Big Lottery Fund, Awards for All
Awards for All is a National Lottery grants scheme funding small, local community-based projects in the UK. Each country is running its own programme, so check out the relevant section of the Awards for All website.

Granada Foundation
The Foundation is open to funding applications in the North West of England to encourage and promote the study, practice and appreciation of the fine arts, including drawing, architecture and landscape architecture, sculpture, literature, music, opera, drama, cinema, and the methods and means of their dissemination.

Wakeham Trust
Small grants are provided for small community action projects with priority given to neighbourhood projects, community arts projects, projects involving community service by young people, or projects set up by those who are socially excluded.

Wellcome Trust, Hub Award
The Hub Award brings researchers and creative professionals together at Wellcome Collection to work as a collaborative residency.

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
The Churchill Travelling Fellowships provide a unique opportunity for UK citizens to acquire innovative ideas abroad. In the process they gain fresh perspectives on their own field of interest and return with enhanced expertise, able to be more effective at work and in their contribution to the community. 

The Activate Fund offers one-off grants of £10,000 - £30,000 for Fellows to implement the findings of their Fellowships.