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07 Nov 2019

Applications now open for Greater Manchester Culture Fund

Applications are now open for the Greater Manchester Culture Fund, which will support delivery of Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s strategy for Culture and Creativity, Grown in Greater Manchester. Known Around the World.


The Greater Manchester Culture Fund provides funding to cultural organisations committed to providing excellent cultural experiences and opportunities across the ten boroughs in Greater Manchester.


The Greater Manchester Culture Fund has four objectives, each of which maps on to at least one of the priorities in the Greater Manchester Culture Strategy. Applicants should:


  • Contribute to the recognition of Greater Manchester locally, nationally and internationally to attract new investment, new visitors and new talent to Greater Manchester;
  • Make a positive contribution to improving skills and employability of residents in Greater Manchester, including support for the creative education, expression and ambition of young people across Greater Manchester;
  • Play a strong role in developing strong and inclusive communities and an improved quality of life for residents, particularly those residents at risk of disengagement or social isolation;
  • Be able to evidence how the project will make a positive contribution to improving residents’ health and well-being.


The Culture Fund opens for applications at 10am on Friday 1st November.


The deadline for submissions is 10am on Friday 29th November.


Find the Application Form here, and Application Guidance here.


Applications should be sent to the Greater Manchester Culture Team at