Swim by Amy Sharrocks

Art in the Elements

Runner Up 2015

Supporting a Specific Award

Having run a successful award scheme since 1993 the Arts Foundation is a well regarded, long standing charitable trust with a reputable track record in the arts community.

Its ability to identify successful artists through its established contacts and nomination process makes it a perfect choice for those interested in supporting future talent in the Arts.

To expand the work it currently does The Foundation is open to individuals, syndicates and companies to support a Fellowship in an area or art form of their choice.

Large endowments, such as received form the Yoma Sasburg Estate, can administer a £10,000 fellowship annually which, through careful management, will last into the foreseeable future. Present funds are managed by Investec.

Some donors prefer to support an an art form for a definite period of time. The Foundation can administer a £10,000 fellowship in the donors chosen name for a minimum of 3 years within one of the following areas; Fine Art, Literature, Performing Arts, Design, Crafts, New Media and Film.

Donors will receive the following;

• Company/Individual name aligned to the award
• Invitation to be included on the judging panel
• Invitations to the Arts Foundation Awards and special events
• Ability to meet the winning artist annually and see their work
• In person and phone briefings from the Foundation who is also available to respond to your questions and requests.

Previous donors to the Foundation have included Nona Ann White, Nancy Senior, Po Shing Woo Charitable Foundation, Barclays Private Bank Ltd, Matthew Prichard, Stephen Spender Memorial Trust, Valerie Eliot, Old Possum Trust and Haslemere Estates. Currently The Lionel Bart Foundation, The Yoma Sasburg Estate and the Clothworkers' Foundation are supporting specific annual awards.

If you are interested in supporting the Foundation and would like to discuss it further please contact Shelley Warren on;

Tel : 01273 810231
The Arts Foundation
Brighton Junction
1a Isetta Square, 35 New England Street
Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4GQ

What does the fellowship mean for artists?

To see how artists have benefited from the fellowships please read some Fellow's Testimonials