We fund innovative, collaborative arts-for-social-change projects working with communities.
Our purpose is to support and empower high-impact arts collaborations for social change.
Championing extraordinary artistic collaborations for social impact to shine a light on what is possible.
Galvanising unlikely allies to spark new creative ideas for collective solutions to local, regional and global challenges.
Forging strong collaborative artistic projects that deliver real, long-lasting change, through our funding and support.
Do you have an idea for an innovative, collaborative arts-for-social-change project working with communities?
Do you want to join forces with unlikely allies to amplify your work and maximise your collective potential for social impact?
Do you need funding and strategic support to make this project happen?
Then the Partner-Up Fund is for you.
Partner-Up is for…
Collaborations between 2 - 4 partners
A focus on the arts, collaborating with other sectors for social impact
By arts we mean anything creative! Music, theatre, dance, craft, graffiti, architecture, circus, the list goes on…
Projects anywhere in the world with the lead partner a UK charity/CIC
£30k funding (10% of project cost must already be secured)
Groups of organisations with a shared idea for an arts-for-social-change project are invited to apply for one of two funding grants - up to £30,000 per project.
Beyond the funding, successful groups will also receive Take Note’s additional programme of partnership support with access to tools and resources which help structure and strengthen the impact of your collaborative work.
How to apply
We welcome applications from groups of arts and non-arts organisations working together.
Organisations can be based anywhere in the world - we encourage international collaborations! Although the lead partner must be a registered UK charity or CIC.
Take Note has a two-stage application process: a Stage 1 Expression of Interest and a Stage 2 Collaborative Impact Map.
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