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Arts grants and how to apply

ArtHouse Jersey development grant

ArtHouse Jersey provides financial assistance to local artists, and artists linked to Jersey, who want to pursue a career in any artistic disciplines. These include:

  • performing arts
  • literary arts
  • music
  • visual arts
  • film
  • technical artists

The grants can be for the development of a new project or to support the development of artistic skills.

To find out more and apply see the guidelines on the ArtHouse Jersey website.

The £40,000 annual budget is primarily sourced from the Government of Jersey and is administered by ArtHouse Jersey.

Arts Fund from Jersey Community Foundation

The Jersey Community Foundation gives grants to charities and community and voluntary groups in Jersey whose work benefits our community.

The Arts Fund's priorities are to:

  • boost arts opportunities for the community
  • improve skills and creativity in the arts and culture sector
  • continue to develop community cohesion

The current maximum grant is £50,000 per applicant per financial year. Multi-year grants will be considered.

Find further details and apply on Arts Fund on the JCF website.

The annual budget is primarily sourced from the Channel Islands Lottery and is administered by Jersey Community Foundation.

Société Jersiaise scholarships

There are 2 scholarships administered by the Société Jersiaise.

Averil Picot Art Scholarship

A £1,500 scholarship is available annually for those studying art at college and university.

Barreau Art Scholarship

A £1,000 scholarship is available annually to help the study of fine art in the form of:

  • painting
  • engraving
  • sculpture
  • architecture
  • decorative design
  • film
  • photography

Find more details about these scholarships and apply on Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships on Société Jersiaise website.

Grants from the Government of Jersey

The Government of Jersey can provide funding for projects and organisations that:

  • support the objectives outlined in the Arts Strategy and Heritage Strategy
  • support the development of the creative sector
  • enable arts practitioners and creative entrepreneurs to grow and develop their projects

To discuss your arts initiative email creativeisland@gov.je or apply for a grant by completing the grant application form.

Rivington Fund

The Rivington Fund provides funding to Jersey residents who could not otherwise afford to travel out of the Island to cultivate their passion for arts, crafts or history. This £100,000 annual budget is administered by ArtHouse Jersey.

Applicants must:

  • satisfy the eligibility criteria
  • be able to outline their trip in detail
  • demonstrate their passion and reasoning for the trip
  • propose a realistic budget

For further information and to apply, visit the Rivington website.

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