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£50,000 Newcastle Arts and Culture Fund: up to £5,000

Extra funding for Newcastle-based not for profit arts organisations to deliver a project that impacts the health and wellbeing of Newcastle City residents.
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£50,000 for arts and culture in Newcastle

Calling all arts organisations fundraising for projects that impact the health and wellbeing of Newcastle residents

Extra funding is here to support you reach your target and shout about your good work  

In addition Crowdfund Newcastle Culture are looking for projects that create good quality jobs and develop peoples skills, support communities to look after each other and the environment and tackle inequality.  

This money has been made available through a grants programme partnership between Newcastle City Council and the Community Foundation for Tyne & Wear and Northumberland.

If you would like to start crowdfunding, you can take the first step by hitting the button below.

Start a new project

If you have already started a project, find out how to apply for this fund below.

How to apply

Projects that fit the bill

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Fairground Reminiscence Tyne & Wear

Fairground Reminiscence is an immersive arts project, working with the local community, through dance, art, fairground history and culture.

Successfully overfunded


  • 24 supporters
  • £8.1k raised
  • 28 days
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Support Tyneside Cinema Tyne & Wear

To improve our accessibility and provide headsets at the cinema for those who are visually impaired or hard-of-hearing.

Successfully overfunded


  • 86 supporters
  • £4.9k raised
  • 35 days
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What is your Super Power? Tyne & Wear

The YWFA challenges gender inequality in film. What is your Super Power? Is a Superhero film created entirely by girls & young women.

Successfully overfunded


  • 78 supporters
  • £5.5k raised
  • 56 days
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Newcastle Mela 25th Anniversary Tyne & Wear

To develop the Newcastle Mela 25th Anniversary celebratory programme, to reach a bigger and more diverse audience at this landmark event.

Successfully funded


  • 13 supporters
  • £10k raised
  • 32 days
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Life-changing Stories Tyne & Wear

Seven Stories are raising £7,000 to put children with additional needs at the heart of our story!

Successfully overfunded


  • 59 supporters
  • £7.1k raised
  • 35 days
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Newcastle Noir @ The Lit & Phil Tyne & Wear

We invite established and emerging authors to the friendliest crime-writing festival. We want to grow the event and widen our audience.

Successfully overfunded


  • 37 supporters
  • £3.3k raised
  • 28 days
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Lullaby Hour Tyne & Wear

To provide regular Lullaby Hour live music sessions for very ill babies and children at the Children's Heart Unit, Freeman Hospital

Successfully overfunded


  • 114 supporters
  • £7.1k raised
  • 49 days

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