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  • The William Syson Foundation (arts, heritage and culture)

    Created: 17/01/2023, Updated: 19/01/2023

    The William Syson Foundation objectives are:

    • the advancement of the arts, heritage and culture, including (but not restricted to) promoting, developing and ensuring the practice and enjoyment of the arts, including music, the visual arts, theatre and literature as the directors in their absolute and uncontrolled discretion think fit; and
    • without prejudice to the forgoing generality, the charity will have a particular focus on Scottish organisations and individuals resident in Scotland.

    Applications can be submitted for support for core costs and arts-related projects.

    Previous categories of awards have included; Music, Combined Arts, Drama & Theatre, Arts, Film, Dance, Literature and Sculpture.

    Who can apply

    Applications are accepted from constituted not-for-profit organisations. You must be registered in Scotland or your beneficiaries must be located in Scotland. Full details are on the Foundation's website.

    How to apply

    Application forms are available via the Foundation's website. The guidance includes information on what supporting documentation to submit with your application.

    When to apply

    Upcoming opening dates are:

    • 16 - 27 January 2023
    • 17 - 28 April 2023
    • 4 - 15 September 2023




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