Other Craft Funding Links

If you don't meet our craft funding criteria right now or are looking for additional support, take a look at these alternative organisations.

National Craft/Arts Organisations

Opportunities shared by national craft bodies:

Awards & Prizes

Livery Companies & Guilds

Many livery companies, associations and guilds offer scholarships or bursaries, run competitions, or offer funding periodically to makers in their crafts.

  • Click here for a list of livery companies of the City of London
  • Click here for a list UK craft guilds – this is not a complete list, so do search for local and craft-specific guilds & associations

Here are a few as a starting point:

For Black Makers or Makers Of Colour

For Disabled or Neurodivergent Makers

For Makers from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Grants Listings & Search Tools

Education Support

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