The Idlewild Trust

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A grant making trust that supports registered charities concerned with the encouragement of excellence in the performing arts, and the preservation of buildings and sites of historical interest for the benefits of the public or national importance.

Occasionally it also supports projects that conserve the natural environment. Registered charities can apply for grants of up to £5,000 in two areas:

  • Arts Grants: Nurturing Young Professionals supports programmes that improve opportunities for young professionals working creatively within the arts, particularly at an early stage in their career.
  • Conservation Grants: Objects and Works of Art supports the conservation of historic or artistically important objects and works of art in museums, galleries, places of worship, historic buildings or their grounds.

Applications are considered twice a year.

The next deadline for applications for both funding programmes is 15 March 2022. Application forms will be available from early January 2022. Applicants should read the funding guidelines before applying.

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