National Endowment for Science Technology

Charity registered in Scotland SC042833

Nesta is a charity and innovation foundation headquartered in London and with offices in Edinburgh. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society and work with partners around the globe to bring bold ideas to life to change the world for good. Previous: NESTA is the UK's leading independent expert on how innovation can solve some of the country's biggest social and economic challenges. NESTA has endowed funds of over £300 million and uses the interest from this endowment, the returns from our investments, and other public and private sources of income to fund our activities. NESTA does not work alone. Our success depends on the strength of the partnerships we form with innovators, policymakers, community organisations, educators and other investors. We bring the best ideas, new flows of capital and talented people together, and encourage others to develop them further. NESTA is an NDPB of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS, now BIS).

Currently open funds
Currently open

NESTA - Arts & Culture Impact Fund

Type of funding: Loan Source: Trust/Foundation Type of cost: Capital, Revenue

The Arts & Culture Impact Fund is a new £20 million impact investment fund for the UK's arts, culture and heritage social enterprises. The fund offers loans repayable until March 2030. The Arts & Culture Impact Fund sets out to achieve several objectives for the…

Hide fund

Are you sure you want to hide ""?

If you choose "Hide", this fund will no longer appear in:

  • search results
  • email alerts
  • lists of saved funds
  • related funds