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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.

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

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Projects that fit the bill

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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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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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The Life of Reilly film pilot Tyne & Wear

We would like to bring The Life of Reilly play to the screen. Gritty, dark, humorous and realistic look at autism family dynamics.

Successfully overfunded


  • 106 supporters
  • £5.1k raised
  • 56 days
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Alphabetti Theatre Tyne & Wear

Alphabetti Theatre is a space to experiment, evolve and discover excellence for both artist and audience.

Successfully funded


  • 6 supporters
  • £10k raised
  • 14 days
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Cuckoo Young Writers Tyne & Wear

New Writing North would like to establish a free weekly Cuckoo Young Songwriters Group in Newcastle.

Successfully overfunded


  • 35 supporters
  • £5.1k raised
  • 28 days
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My First Time - the play Tyne & Wear

Help Aureum Productions to make their production of Ken Davenports, 'My First Time', a reality!

Successfully funded


  • 7 supporters
  • £3k raised
  • 28 days

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