Small Arts Awards

Small Arts Awards have been replaced by the Public Engagement Fund.

Previously, Small Arts Awards funded new artistic projects that enabled artists and audiences to explore health research. 

Scheme at a glance

This scheme is now closed

Project stage:

Research and development, Production and project delivery

Where your audience is:

UK, Republic of Ireland

Level of funding:

Up to £40,000

Duration of funding:

Up to 3 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply


Research and development
Production and project delivery
Republic of Ireland

Contact us

For general queries about grants, contact

Projects we've funded

Sharon Watson, Artistic Director and Choreographer, Phoenix Dance Theatre

Sharon Watson Artistic Director and Choreographer, Phoenix Dance Theatre Small Arts Awards

Sharon Watson

There are two sides to what we do – formal educational study and artistic development – and Wellcome's criteria fitted them perfectly. 
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