During the financial year 2017/18 the Trust made the following grants:

Organisation Activity Grant

Agatha Christie Trust for Children

To support medical research into the causes and prevention of childhood Leukaemia


Artes Mundi 8

Core Funding for Artes Mundi 8, including support for the Live Guides


Welsh National Opera

Support for a new production of Der Rosenkavalier and the Digital Teach project across Wales.


National Museum Wales

To support the major retrospective of work by Gillian Ayres  – “A Sublime State”.


National Museum Wales

A Major retrospective exhibition of works by David Nash for April 2019 (1st of 2 tranches)


Arts & Business Cymru

Support for the Creative Internships Programme Year 5


Valley Kids

Support for the Love Art – Live Strong initiative in The Factory over two years, including exhibition support and Artist in residence.  (1st tranche of 2)


Aloud Charity

To support investment in Development capacity, to help achieve long-term financial sustainability.


Mousetrap Theatre Projects

Theatre openers programme, enabling secondary school children to attend live theatrical productions in the West End
(1st year of 2)


Swansea University /Taliesin Arts Centre/ Swansea Festival

Support for the commissioning of a new “Requiem” by Johann Johannsson & Owen Roberts for the Nawr Yr Arwr/Now The Hero project in Swansea in September 2018    (1st tranche)



To support a solo exhibition by Welsh artist, James Richards.  


National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

To provide support for costs of places for talented young Welsh musicians in NYO and in NYO Inspire during 2017


The International Agatha Christie Festival

Core support for Festival 2017-18


ART UK (formerly Public Catalogue Foundation)

Support for the Wales elements of the outreach and engagement programme planned in association with the “Your Sculpture” project over 3 years.


Finding Rhythms

To support a pilot project in Wales, working with offenders in HMP Parc aimed at improving employability and rehabilitation through music-making courses.


National Dance Company Wales

To support costs of engaging the BBCNOW and musical elements of PARADE as part of the Russia 17 programme.


The National Library of Wales

To support the upgrading of the online Dictionary of Welsh Biography


Touch Trust

To support costs of creative sessions using The Nutcracker as inspiration, as part of the Russia 17 programme.


National Youth Arts Wales

To provide Bursaries for auditions, residencies and workshops across all ensembles during 2018.


North Wales International Music Festival

Core support for the 2017 Festival


Sistema Cymru

To support the Codi’r To programme in two primary schools in North Wales, introducing music and instruments in parallel to the school curriculum.


Brecon Baroque Festival

Core support for the 2017 Festival


Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias / Wales International Harp Festival 2018

To assist with costs of a chamber music Concert with Ensemble Cymru, and a concert for young families.


Fishguard International Music Festival

Core support for artistic programme 2017 Festival


Grange Festival (The)

To support the Education Day activities associated with a new opera production of Mansfield Park by Jonathan Dove


Llandeilo Festival

Core support for artistic programme for the 2017 Festival


Read for Good Readathon

To support the costs of bringing books and professional storytellers to children in Morriston Hospital, Swansea over the year.


Rosehill Arts Trust

To support the “Taking Part’ programme of activities during 2018 to encourage people of all ages to participate in music and creative activities.


NMC Recordings

Support for an album of orchestral works by Huw Watkins


Ty Cerdd

Support for a CD of chamber works by John Metcalf


Rhyl Music Club

To support a new commission for violin and piano by Welsh composer Sarah Lianne Lewis for performances in North Wales.