Cultural Development Fund: Round Three

Deadline: 29/07/22
Apply Online

The fund will unlock local growth and productivity, promote economic and social recovery from the impact of Covid-19, and regenerate communities through capital investment in place-based creative and cultural initiatives.

Read More »

Key Information

Funding activity

Capital investment in transformative place-based creative and cultural initiatives.

Total fund

£30.2 million for 2022/23

Grant range

Between £2 million and £5 million.

Applicants can apply for capital (asset) activity with a limited proportion of resource activity (project activity).

Applicants can apply for a maximum of £700,000 for supporting resource activity within their total budget.


Local partnerships led by a local authority, Local Enterprise Partnership, or other appropriate body. Open to any area across England outside of London.

Places that have a strategic vision for their development and can demonstrate both cultural maturity and commitment to culture-led growth but need investment in physical and/or digital infrastructure or other assets to accelerate and maximise their impact.

For the full eligibility criteria, read the full guidance document.

Key dates

The Expression of Interest form will open on Grantium at 9am on Monday 6 June 2022. The deadline for submitting Expressions of Interest is 12pm (midday) on Friday 29 July 2022.

The full online application form will open on Grantium on 12pm (midday) Monday 19 September 2022. The deadline for submitting full applications is 12pm (midday) on Friday 18 November 2022.

Applicants will be notified of the decision outcome in March 2023.

Find out more and apply here.

Deadline: 29/07/22
Apply Online