Sustaining Excellence Awards

This scheme gives long-term support to organisations we've already funded, to increase the impact of their public engagement projects and develop new ways of working. It helps organisations plan for the future and become more resilient.

Scheme at a glance

Proposal stage:

Research and development, Production and project delivery, Developing practice and building networks, Developing your organisation

Where your activity will take place:

UK, Republic of Ireland

Level of funding:

Usually in the range of £90,000 to £1 million

Duration of funding:

3 to 5 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply


Research and development
Production and project delivery
Developing practice and building networks
Developing your organisation
Republic of Ireland

Key dates

March 2018 round

  • Invited preliminary applications deadline

    23 March 2018, 17:00 GMT

  • Invited full applications deadline

    8 June 2018, 17:00 BST

  • Interviews

    6 July 2018

Contact us

Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.

People we've funded