SOSAC Grants

We have re-designed and made the criteria for a financial grant from the Arts Council easier to understand.  Please read the acceptance criteria carefully and note there is a ceiling of £1,000 per group or society.   You must already be a member of SOSAC for a minimum of 6 months before applying for a financial grant. This year's grants process is now closed. Next year the process begins on 1st April 2021 - any eligible groups can apply after that date.

Mr Steve McCartney
91a Southview Drive
Westcliff on Sea
Tel 07305891786

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Alternatively, the form can be now also be completed on-line and emailed to


Important: the grants criteria are specific and stipulate that we cannot give a grant to a group or society unless they are established as operating within the Borough of Southend on Sea. Groups should take this into consideration before submitting their application. Future information or anything relevant to the grants system will be notified online, as well as being included in the SOSAC Newsletters.


Note: Those societies who do not have access to the web site may write to the Hon. Treasurer for an application form in the normal fashion.