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

Summer 2017 round

  • Invited preliminary application deadline

    summer 2017 (date to be confirmed)

Contact us

About your eligibility, the application process, funding policies or general queries about grants

+44 (0)20 7611 5757

About the scope and content of your proposal

Greer Roberts

About our online application system

+44 (0)20 7611 8383

People we've funded