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The Philip Bates Trust

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Small grants are available to help children and young people enjoy creative and artistic activities.

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Eligible Organisations

Individuals and organisations in the UK are welcome to apply, including schools.

Suitable Projects

Creative and artistic projects are funded, such as music workshops and drama groups. Individuals can also apply for help to purchase instruments or equipment to enable them to pursue their creative interests.

Application Process

There is no standard application form, but you are encouraged to follow the outline provided in the guidance notes. You can download these from the Trust website. The Trust only accepts applications by post.

Important Dates

The Trustees meet three times a year, usually in February, June and October, so you should aim to submit your application the month before the next meeting.

Funding Range

Grants of up to £500 are available.

Funding and Grants for Schools

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