RBCN Small Grants Fund

Rochdale Borough Culture Network

Small Grants Fund

The Rochdale Borough Culture Network aims to support individual artists and arts organisations, as well as voluntary groups, faith and social enterprises that widen access to arts and culture in the borough. 

Each applicant may apply for a maximum of £500 for projects or ideas that support at least one of the following aims: 

  • Funding to support Rochdale based artists / arts organisations to develop an idea or a project

  • Projects that widen access to the arts within Rochdale, and engage traditionally under-represented groups including ethnically diverse, disabled, LGBTQ+ and individuals living on or below the poverty line
  • Projects that support Rochdale’s visitor economy and promote Rochdale’s vibrant arts, culture, and events to external audiences.

To apply

You may apply in any of the following ways:

Online: Complete the application form online here.

Word Document: If you would prefer to complete a word document, this can be accessed by emailing admin@cartwheelarts.org.uk.  You can either return via email to admin@cartwheelarts.org.uk, including ‘RBCN Small Grants Fund’ in the email subject line or return via post to ‘Cartwheel Arts Ltd, 110 Manchester Street, Heywood, OL10 1DW’ 

WhatsApp Voice Note: You can complete the application form via WhatsApp Voice note. To do this, please first telephone 01706 361300 and ask to speak to Hebe Reilly, and we will provide you with a mobile number to send Voice Notes to for this application. 

If you require any additional support with the application, please contact admin@cartwheelarts.org.uk or telephone 01706 361300. 

Information about this grant in Urdu can be found here.

Terms and Conditions

Each applicant can apply for a maximum of £500.  We have a total of £4,000 in the Small Grants Fund to distribute in 2022/23. 

Applicants may only submit one application to the Small Grants Fund at any time.  We will not fund the same project twice.  

Applicants may only apply for one grant per year through RBCN (inclusive of the Small Grants Fund and the RBCN Match Fund)  

Deadline: 31st August 2022 at 10am

Results: End of September 2022 

Cartwheel Arts
110 Manchester Street
OL10 1DW


T: 01706 361300 
E: admin@cartwheelarts.org.uk

Company number: 2161995
Charity number: 519394

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