How to fund

Art in the public realm projects are often realised through identifying funding from a range of sources. Permanent projects often use existing building budgets and access monies through planning requirements. There are also some examples in London of where planning requirements have been used for more temporary projects.

In general, public sector funding can help lever in private funding – such as through sponsorship and business partnerships – as well as grants from public bodies, who often prefer to match-fund rather than fund a commission out-right.