Looking for arts funding? You've come to the right place. We've got details of our own funding - but we've also gathered together a huge resource list of hundreds of other schemes, bursaries and competitions out there to help you get your creative project off the ground...

Finding financial support in this industry is tough but there is still a lot out there, if you know where to look. If you’ve got the right project, can fully articulate your reach and have enough ambition to make even Hercules falter, then you’ve got a good shot at securing the funding to take your work wherever it needs to go.

Let us know if you think there’s a fund, bursary or competition we should include in our directory by emailing info@ideastap.com.


Our funding

Find out how to apply for IdeasTap funding including Ideas Fund Innovators, Ideas Fund Edinburgh and Ideas Fund Shorts. Learn more...

External Arts Funding

A directory jam-packed with everything from competitions to grants to help get your project off the ground.
Learn more...


Creative competitions on IdeasTap

These are funds, commissions and creative opportunities that we create with our partners, just for IdeasTap members. 




Accelerator is IdeasTap's new commission-free crowdfunding platform. As an arts charity and funder, we've been helping creative people to get their ideas off the ground for years. Now we're offering our members a way to raise project funding themselves - without the commission fees.