Current Funding available:
Northern Heartlands Community Initiative Fund
Round 4 opens in March 2019 and closes end of May 2019.
Through this fund, Northern Heartlands aims to:
Up to £5,000 (up to £10,000 in exceptional circumstances) is available and the grant runs up to 12 months from grant award date.
Projects should aim to fulfil one or more of the five aims through exploring the cultural heritage of the area, the landscape, its effect on health and wellbeing and celebration of local distinctiveness. Projects should include an element of arts, culture or heritage; by ‘arts’ we mean visual art, digital art, photography, film, theatre, music, dance, combined arts and crafts, circus skills.
Find out more about the Fund and how to apply here: CIF Guidelines
Examples of the types of projects we might support include:
Thank you to all who have applied for round one, two and three of funding.
Read more about one of the successful funding applications from Round One, Altogether Archaeology.
As part of our on-going revival of folk song and dance traditions in the Teesdale area, our youth folk
As part of a yearlong project of Tow Law Community Association ‘Wild Flower’ project supported by Northern Heartland Initiative
The young people of the YMCA have been going round Barnard Castle taking photos with different devices and learning
At Home with Heritage is a cross-curricular project by St John’s School and Sixth Form College, Bishop Auckland, designed
The aim of the group is to promote awareness of the archaeological heritage of the North Pennines and the
TeesdaleArtNet, TAN, are a group of artists living or working in Teesdale, at different stages of their artistic careers,
Funding from the Northern Heartlands Community Initiative Fund has helped enable, particularly through supporting travel costs (often a barrier
Drama in the Dale have been working on their production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Rehearsals have gone
In the Summer term, a group of children from Montalbo Nursery and Primary School interviewed local residents to find