Culture Jersey

Culture Jersey

Grants and Funding


A variety of different organisations in Jersey offer grants specifically to support cultural activities.  

If you want to make an application, it’s important to check that what you want to do fits the criteria of the body concerned.  Further details are available using the contact details.

ArtHouse Jersey Seed Funding

ArtHouse Jersey supports the development and creation of new works of art in all disciplines (music, visual art, film, theatre, dance, etc.) to inspire, entertain and engage audiences. Seed Funding funds Jersey-based artists to create work that will entertain and inspire audiences both locally and internationally. More details and applications guidance is available on the website.

The One Foundation

Established in June 2011, the foundation supports community projects which expand participation and involvement in arts and heritage; recipients must be recognised non-profit organisations. The Foundation can also support young people with exceptional artistic talent but if you are seeking individual support, you must apply for this via ArtHouse Jersey (see above).

Rivington Travelling Scholarship

The Rivington Travelling Scholarship provides funding for Jersey residents to travel to visit museums and galleries outside the Island. Applicants must demonstrate their need for support and the sincerity of their interest. The trust is administered by the Economic Development,Tourism, Sport and Culture Department of the States.  

Rivington Travelling Scholarship guidance for applicants:

Rivington Travelling Scholarship application form: 

The John Lobb Trust

The John Lobb Memorial Trust was founded in 1981 “to assist young people who have been educated wholly or partly in Jersey and have attained the age of fifteen years and show promise in some form of music generally and intend to pursue a career in music”.

Application forms and further information are available from: 

Miss R Lobb Hugginshaye, 10a Bel Royal Gardens, St Lawrence, Jersey JE3 1JU  e mail:       telephone 01534 721802  

Jenny Clark Memorial Trust

The Trust supports Jersey-born musicians. Inquiries to Mr David Le Cornu, D E Le Cornu Advocates & Notary Public, 5-7 La Motte Street, St Helier JE2 4SY.

The Paul Brown Memorial Fund

Supports Jersey-born or Jersey-educated musicians (under the age of 35) who are likely to make a career or pursue a life-long interest in music. The trust does not normally support the core costs of a first degree but it has supported post-graduate study and additional masterclasses, equipment and competition entry for exceptional musicians pursuing first degrees or younger musicians of exceptional talent.

The Olive Brown Bursary

The Olive Brown Bursary, established and administered by Arthouse Jersey, supports people involved in the performing arts. To apply you must have been continuously resident in Jersey for at least 2 years immediately before applying.

Barreau Art Scholarship

The purpose of the Barreau Art Scholarship, administered by the Société Jersiaise, is to help the study of fine art, whether painting, engraving, sculpture, architecture, decorative design, film or photography.

The Averil Picot Scholarship 

The Averil Picot Scholarship Fund was founded by the late Averil Picot in 1955 to give scholarships to students to study art at college and university. The Société Jersiaise, the trustee of the fund, administers the scholarship.

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Jersey has a wealth of organisations, clubs and societies involved in the arts and heritage.

Whether you want to volunteer, pursue an existing interest or take up a new challenge, there is sure to be something of interest. Click here for a list of contacts.

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