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

New grant-making approach in 2024

In 2024, the Trust will be adopting a new approach where we focus on a particular area(s) of the performing arts in each of the grants rounds. For further information, please visit the ‘What We Support‘ webpage. Round 1: 9 January – 30 April Applications for music performances at local arts festivals, plus children’s music…

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Photo: Cor Pawb Choir of SPAN Arts (photo credit Pembrokeshire Studio)