John Ellerman Trust - Regional museums and Galleries fund. The trust wants to help museums to enhance and sustain curatorial development to attract a broader public. They focus on visual and decorative arts and social and natural history. First stage applications - deadline is the 9 October 2015. They have £482,000 for 4-5 grants for delivery periods of 2-3 years
The Start Up Loans Company is a government funded initiative that provides start up support in the form of a repayable loan together with a business mentor for entrepreneurs across England and Northern Ireland.