Arts grants

A variety of grants are available to support arts activities in Gwynedd.

1. Community Arts Fund

This fund supports community arts activities led by community and voluntary groups in Gwynedd. Grants up to £500 available.

Please ensure you read the guidelines before competing the application form. For advice and more information contact / 01286 679721

Closing dates:

  • 30 March
  • 30 June
  • 30 September
  • 30 December 

We aim to inform applicants of their application result within a fortnight of the closing date. We will acknowledge receipt of each grant application received. 


2. Night Out

Gwynedd Council Community Arts works in partnership with Night Out:

Are you a community centre, village hall or youth club?

Would you like to put on professional performances in your venue?

Would you like to stop the headache of financial risk?

Think you can't afford it? Yes, you can.

Then apply to the Night Out scheme run by the Community Touring Unit of The Arts Council of Wales in partnership with Gwynedd Council. We can provide funding, advice, tickets and an up-to-date web site with details of companies and shows available.

Are you a professional performer, theatre company or band that would like to join the scheme?

Visit the website for more details: 



3. Strategic Grants for the Arts, Gwynedd Council 2020 - 2022 

This fund is now open to applications for projects to be held during 2020-2022.

Closing date: 9am, 26 February 2020. 

The fund is open to any organisation which complies with our eligibility criteria. Applicants can apply for up to £15,000 per year. There is approximately £85,000 available, with predicted competition for limited recourses. 

Applicants are advised to submit realistic applications which clearly comply with the guidelines.

For further details regarding the fund please contact: 

Nêst Thomas, Principal Museums & Arts Officer

Applications to be sent to: 



Other possible funding

The Arts Council for Wales also funds the arts, visit their website to learn more: Arts Wales


More information

For more information, call 01286 679721 or e-mail