Arts Funding Consultants


Abbey Solutions’ Arts funding consultants help Arts and Cultural organisations of any size achieve their funding goals and strategic aims. July 2021. Check out the latest Arts Council open funding programmes here




Over £4 million for heritage and arts projects raised

Developed key business plans

Review arts and cultural funding applications as part of our commitment to support individual artists


We develop applications on your behalf,  supporting capital appeals for historic buildings, theatres, museums, art galleries and music events.

We also develop core funding applications for running costs.

We can provide support with developing fundraising strategies involving key Arts and Cultural donors such as the Arts Council, National Lottery Heritage Fund and major Trusts and Foundations.

We can also help develop sponsorship packages and approach companies on your behalf. We have experience of supporting organisations with projects that require funding from £5,000 to £5 million.

We offer a bespoke service to review arts and cultural funding applications as part  of our commitment to support individual artists.

Whether you are looking to raise funds for a capital campaign, a specific project or core funding, we have the expertise to support you.


We can:

  • Develop fundraising action plans with detailed donor pipelines
  • Developing Case for Support and Appeals with complex budgets
  • Develop your business plan with you
  • Help you develop partnerships
  • Develop lottery applications
  • Approach Trusts/Foundations and companies on your behalf
  • Support you with reporting and donor management


For further information please contact:  Claire Glazebrook at

For more information on our consultants and Claire who is our lead Arts funding consultants, please go here.

Claire is currently working on the exciting Silverstone Interactive Museum, home of the British Grand Prix and MotoGP and Diverse Voices. See below.

We work directly with many wealthy individuals that may be interested in funding your organisation.

Please see here philanthropy page for more info.


Our recent clients  –  2021


V V Brown Musician  – Mother  – Activitst

Supporting V V Brown’s “SaySomething” initiative involving exhibitions on Windrush mothers and more!

Who is V V Brown? Check out her talent here.


Diverse Voices

Established since 2006 Diverse Voices Entertainment performs and facilitates inspirational T.I.E programmes and performing arts based activities for children and young people alike.

Diverse Voices works with Schools, PRUs, young offenders, community groups, local authorities and regional organisations to deliver a diverse range of arts and issue based activities through highly engaging, fun and interactive means allowing young people to achieve excellence through enjoyment.

Fulham Brass Bands

Fulham Brass Band – We are supporting Fulham Brass Band with funding bids with the aim of
inspiring more girls into brass music.


Black Heroes Foundation

The Black Heroes Foundation is a community-based charity for the development and promotion of talent, focusing on youth, education, training and history.

Claire Glazebrook supported them with a successful application to a major funder. Great organisation to work with.

Get Musicians Working

Get Musicians Working – An organisation helping professional musicians through the covid crisis. Advisory role.

St Helens Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal – Support with Arts Funding
Full grant ask of £156,541 from the second round of Culture Recovery Fund
Now working with them on an exciting £250,000 capital development

“Claire was fantastic to work with from the minute she was assigned to us for our funding application. She was extremely helpful, knowledgeable and worked tirelessly to ensure our application was complete to our satisfaction. 

She worked well with our accountancy department and all of our team enjoyed working with her. 

We would highly recommend her to any other organisation applying for funding within the Arts Sector”. St Helens Theatre Royal

Anna Fiorentini Arts School

We support the Anna Fiorentini Arts School with business planning, bid writing, demonstrating impact to funders and the monitoring and evaluation of a successful £85,000 Culture Recovery Fund grant.
Anna Fiorentini Arts School




Funding Links

Arts Council

National Lottery Heritage Fund