1. Introduction

The Helen Foundation is an arts-based charity created to support and motivate young people in all branches of the arts in Teignbridge, South Devon.


By providing prizes in schools, subsidised arts based workshops

and bursaries the Foundation encourages and supports young people to develop their talents and pursue their ambitions as Helen was able to.

2. Before you apply

If you're thinking of applying to us for funding, either an Individual Bursary, Schools funding or Arts Based Project funding you can apply online. We have put together some information that may be helpful  that we recommend you review before embarking on your application.

Information for applying

for Individual Funding

Useful information on eligibility and qualification guidelines before starting your application for individual funding

Information for applying for Project Funding

Useful information prior to applying for funding support for arts based projects for young people

3. Making your application

You can submit your application for Individual or Project funding by completing the application form online. Alternatively you can submit your application by post or via email.

Apply now for 

Individual Funding

Complete the application form for Individual funding online

Apply now for

Project Funding

Complete the application form for Project funding online

In the meantime, if you have any difficulty completing the application, downloading application forms or have any questions please contact us, either in writing to the address below or via email.

Postal Address:
The Grants Administrator,
The Helen Foundation,
3 Broadlands, Shaldon,
Devon, TQ14 0EH


Our Patrons:
Lady Diana, The Dowager Countess of Devon

Lord Jay of Ewelme GCMG Lady Jay (Sylvia) CBE
Baroness Floella Benjamin BDE, DL


Matt Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Chris Wolstenholme

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© The Helen Foundation 2021  The Helen Foundation is a registered Charity No. 1113860
Registered Address: The Helen Foundation, 3 Broadlands, Shaldon, Devon TQ14 0EH, United Kingdom