Grants of up to £1000 for young people to pursue artistic ambitions

  • Grant Range: £500 to £1000
  • Closing Date: Monday 8 February 2021
  • Apply Online

The Emma Newton Fund

Launched in 2011, the fund was set up in memory of Emma by her parents and family friends as a lasting legacy in Emma’s name to support young people in the performing arts.

Grants are given to young people, in this case that is defined as those under 24, living in in Tyne, Wear and Northumberland.

These might be for things such as tuition fees, training courses or equipment in all the different disciplines of performing arts, from Musical Theatre to Ballet and everything in between!

Decisions are made by a panel including members of Emma’s family

The Lady Betty Martin Fund

Professor Sir Laurence Martin established the Lady Betty Martin Fund in 2014 in memory of his wife. The fund recognises Betty’s contribution and passion in education & young people and her time living in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Grants are given to young people, in this case that is defined as those under 24, who live in the North East.

The fund is to support young people in their pursuit of arts activities.  These might be for things such as individual music lessons, attending a residential, equipment or the running costs of an exhibition or performance.  In the past this fund has funded activities from across the broad range of artistic disciplines including circus, folk music, mime and contemporary theatre as well as Musical Theatre and Classical Music.

Decisions are made by a panel from within the Community Foundation.

The George Loggie Bursary

The George Loggie Bursary Scheme was set up in 2002 in memory of George Loggie, former Chair of Northern Arts.

Grants are given to young people, in this case that is defined as those under 21, who live in the North East.

This fund exists to facilitate the imaginative and inspiring creative ideas of young people and to aid their personal and artistic development.  Applicants can be working in any art form and we particularly encourage those from disciplines that are not as well served by some of our other funds, such as visual arts, filmmakers and photographers.

Decisions are made by a panel from within the Community Foundation.

How to apply

To make an application, please click apply online above

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