Our Partners

Future These organisation support us either financially or by the implementation of projects


FilmAble is based at Haltwhistle Film Project
The organisations below have been partners in the FilmAble Initiative for many years.






FilmAble was set up initially from funding provided by The Northern Rock Foundation.  We would like to thank them for the financial support they continue to provide.



The European Social Fund have provided FilmAble with funding for one year. This is for the team’s Personal Development  through Film and Animation.




 Haltwhistle Film Project (HFP) was formed 13 years ago. We work within this organisation and the majority of our members are previously involved with them.







The Tinder Foundation (previously known as Online Centres Foundation) is a not-for-profit social enterprise that makes good things happen with digital technology. They manage the national network of UK online centres, which exist in 5,000 communities throughout the UK, supporting people to improve their computer and internet skills and to become confident internet users.

UK Online Centres are currently providing funding to help us continue our work in West Cumbria (see Future Page for details) 




We have a long term relationship with Hexham-based charity Gateway into the Community, set up to support people with learning disabilities to access leisure and learning opportunities in their community. Around 50% of our members are involved with the charity.


 We have a long term working relationship with Corbridge-based Dilston College. Some of our members are or previously have been involved with Dilston College.

HFP and Filmable continue to support the production of films entered in to the  D’Oscars Film Festival.


Prism Arts is an inclusive arts organisation based  in Carlisle, set up to run arts projects that are fully accessible to all. We have been partners with them for many years. Some of our members who are involved with Prism Arts have part run Training Workshops based on The Perfect Plan. 



The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) sustains and transforms a wide range of heritage through innovative investment in projects with a lasting impact on people and places. From museums, parks and historic places to archaeology, natural environment and cultural traditions, they invest in every part of heritage.

HLF are helping us with a year long project near our base in Haltwhistle which is set to start in the Autumn (see Future Page for details) 


Inclusion North promotes the inclusion of people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. They have part funded various commissions and projects that we have been asked to do. Projects funded by Inclusion North are ongoing.