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Brighton & Hove Pride is very pleased to support the Pride Cultural Development Fund – an Artists Small Grant Award scheme. Up to £10,000 of Pride’s community fundraising  is earmarked for community grants to help artists participate Pride Arts & film programme and to continue to promote Pride’s diverse programme.

What can I apply for?
Awards of up to £250 are available to help individual artists or small community groups to cover the cost of developing a creative project for participation in Brighton & Hove Pride. This can include costs for costumes, instruments, artist fees and venue hire for performance, rehearsal or studio space.

Larger grants are available for works of particular relevance to the LGBT community.

Who is eligible to apply?
• Individual Artists
• Local community groups
• Local voluntary or charitable organisations

What is the criteria?
In order to be considered for the grant, you should have a project in development and all applicants must;
1. Be based in Brighton & Hove (or have a connection to the city)
2. Be fully committed to cultural diversity and social inclusion in the arts
3. Be able to demonstrate a proven track record of your arts practice

When is the deadline for my application?
Applications for a Pride Cultural Development Fund Artists’ Small Grant Award must be received by April each year. A panel will select the winning entries and if successful you will be notified by email by the end of May and project delivery is expected for Pride the same year. Decisions are final and there will be no system of appeal.

How do I apply?
To apply please complete the application form HERE. All applications must be received no later than 5pm on 30th April each year. Unfortunately, applications submitted after this deadline cannot be considered. If you need have any questions, please email


Read previous grants here.