Scops Arts Trust aims to give people of all ages, backgrounds and life circumstances, opportunities to access, participate in and enjoy the performing arts.

About the trust

Scops Arts Trust was established in March 2019 thanks to an endowment from the late Tony Wingate. Throughout his life, Tony enjoyed a love of the arts, particularly music, and as an inspirational English teacher, his other passion was education.

What we support

As a small trust awarding a limited number of grants each year to support high quality projects delivered by committed organisations, we hope to contribute towards the positive impact which the arts can make on people’s lives.

Latest news

We are pleased to publish our first annual review which you can download here.

We will next be inviting applications in late October for consideration at the Trustees’ meeting in February 2022, so keep an eye here on our website for the announcement of specific dates. Please note that if you send us an application out with the advertised dates when we are inviting applications, your application will not be carried forward and considered.

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