Funders & Partners

Open Arts is lucky to have a list of wonderful funders and partners that support our work. 

Principle Funders

Our principal funder is the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Open Arts receives Arts and Heritage Multi Annual Funding from Belfast City Council.

Open Arts receive funding from the Garfield Weston Foundation and Co/Ownership Housing Association to support our core programme.

Garfield Weston logo

Open Arts receive funding from Dormant Accounts Fund NI delivered by the National Lottery Community Fund to support raising the organisations profile and generate a sustainable income.

Logo for Dormont Accounts NI which is delivered through National Lottery Community Fund

Project Funders

Our Movement and Mentoring project is supported by the ACNI Young People & Wellbeing Arts Programme and BT Telecommunity Fund distributed by Community Foundation NI in partnership with Mae Murray Foundation.

Other Project Partners are Angel Eyes NI, Autism Initiatives.


We are members of and registered with the following organisations. 

Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action

We are a member of Norhern Ireland's Council for Voluntary Action.

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