Shetland Arts Fund


The Shetland Arts Fund is designed to support not for profit voluntary organisations and individuals to develop their art form and/or to deliver arts related projects and events that meet local community needs and make a lasting difference in the community.

This grant aid scheme is funded by Shetland Charitable Trust and managed in partnership with the Shetland Islands Council and Shetland Arts Development Agency.   The scheme can support all forms of arts genres including the visual arts, crafts, dance, drama, dialect, film, literature, music, theatre and combined arts.

You must acknowledge your Shetland Arts Fund grant on all publicity and marketing materials. Where appropriate, you should include the Shetland Arts Fund logo (JPEG 256 KB) and the text, Supported by Shetland Arts Fund. Further information on logos and attribution can be found here.

SCT-Arts Fund Supported

How to apply

Please read the scheme guidelines before you complete your application.

Please note that we cannot consider funding any expenditure that has been paid for before we receive your application, and we cannot guarantee to fund any costs you incur before we make a decision on your application.

  • Once complete, you should save the form and email a copy to us.
  • If you have any questions, please phone the Grants Unit on 01595 743827 or 743828 or email
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