Please check the eligibility and exclusions before applying

General Eligibility

  • applications must be on behalf of a UK Charity, Not-For-Profit, or Exempt organisation
  • applications must be for a specific project and not for a general appeal, or endowment fund
  • applicants must be based in the UK
  • bursaries and other support fees will normally be paid to the training organisation
  • if you have applied before, it must be at least a year since your last successful application
  • if your organisation has received three years of consecutive (not continuous) funding from The Radcliffe Trust, you can apply again, but only after a two-year break

General Exclusions

  • no retrospective grants
  • no general appeals or endowment funds
  • we do not accept applications from individuals, only from organisations

Heritage & Crafts Scheme specific eligibility and exclusions

The Heritage & Crafts scheme does not support:

  • capital costs
  • core costs
  • projects that are solely or primarily about nature, landscapes, gardens, land management or environmental conservation
  • projects that are primarily social or therapeutic in nature
  • projects that are solely or primarily for equipment or materials
  • performing, literary or conceptual art
  • conference fees or associated costs

Please read our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS on our H&C Scheme page if you have any further questions before applying.