Our funders, past and present

The NOISE charity currently receives funding from:

The Association of Greater AGMA logoManchester Authorities (AGMA) is made up of ten individual councils: Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan.

They work together with the private sector to drive new investment, co-ordinate planning and deliver results for the greater good across the region.


NOISE is incapable of patronising its demographic.

Arts Council England National Executive for Moving Image, Media & Arts



Since 2004 the NOISE Charity has raised funding from the following organisations and Government departments:

  Cabinet office logo   Arts Council logo       Manchester city council logo  DCMS Logo        Heritage Lottery Fund logo

        Youth In Action logo     NWDA logo        culture online logo


NWDA is pleased to support NOISE, a unique festival that will tap into the creative talent amongst our younger generation. This far reaching programme will nurture creativity and showcase the region as an innovative and inspiring place to be.
Peter Mearns, Director of Marketing, North West Development Agency