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Arts professionals show a “continuing aversion” to the language of business support, despite a strong interest in accessing business support services.
The programme will be in place by May 2019, with a focus on international cultural partnerships.
Laura Bailey explains how Kent County Council is aiming to integrate arts and culture into its commissioned services across the board - even in waste management.
Arts organisations are under growing pressure to demonstrate social impact. Emma Taylor-Collins explains how they can gain robust, high quality evidence to measure their success.
The public’s growing preference for scratch cards and instant win games is eroding the proportion of sales that go to good causes.
The Van Gogh Museum and Mauritshuis have said the decision to break with Shell was mutual, and sponsorship agreements that expired this summer would not be renewed.
The power of culture to address social challenges has emerged as a key theme at a Culture Summit involving Government officials from 45 countries.
How does a dyed-in-the-wool advocate for public subsidy of culture feel about social investment for the arts and cultural sector? Moira Sinclair reflects on what she learned as a committee member of the Arts Impact Fund.
The Creative Industries Federation advises arts organisations to carry out an audit of their direct dependency on the EU and consider setting up a European base.
Just one in ten of the arts organisations participating in Nesta’s matched crowdfunding programme said the effort they put into the project was too great in relation to the benefits.
Creative Scotland has announced details of a new Touring Fund offering organisations outside its Regular Funding portfolio the chance to make and tour new work.
As well as receiving core funding from the Lottery, Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations were awarded over half of all Strategic and Capital funding last year.
Cultural spend has been reallocated or cut to zero at four more councils this year, and some local authorities are turning a profit through culture and heritage.
91 companies and organisations in the UK were supported by Creative Europe last year, receiving 10% of the scheme’s total funds.
A report commissioned by Arts Council England finds that two-thirds of the sector want the body to advocate its value to central government, but only a minority think it should be measuring quality.
The country’s culture was ranked second globally, remaining behind the US and ahead of France and Germany.
Grassroots culture undeniably delivers huge benefits to communities and local economies, but Martin Cox believes it could also resuscitate the funded cultural sector.
Arts organisations can develop resilient business models by acknowledging that they don't have all the answers, says Julie Aldridge.
15 employees will be affected by the closure of Culture Republic, following the loss of its annual funding from Creative Scotland.
Two new reports say that the festivals also generate international recognition for Scotland’s arts scene and provide new opportunities for Scottish creatives.