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The national funder is concerned by low income for writers and a lack of diversity in the sector, and has pledged more support for authors, publishers and independent bookshops.
UK arts organisations and European partners have been advised to continue applications for Creative Europe funding as normal.
When is it the right time to approach a council with your idea for an arts project? And what support can you expect to receive? Arts Development Officer Akua Obeng-Frimpong offers her wisdom.
The current ‘benefit’ thresholds will be simplified into two levels – for donations under £100 and over £100.
Artists’ Union England says Elisabeth Murdoch’s appointment to the arts funder’s National Council is “another example of corporate co-option of a publicly-funded institution”.
Ten London boroughs will each receive £50k to create permanent affordable creative workspaces and provide support for artists and creative businesses.
The Public Accounts Committee intends to hold an inquiry into National Lottery operator Camelot after a Parliamentary investigation uncovered soaring shareholder profits.
Creative Scotland’s budget will be increased by £6.6m each year for the next three years.
Bristol Old Vic has lost 65% of its council funding but 13 arts organisations will receive core funding for the first time.
Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, is one of seven new appointments to the national funder’s governing board.
As the arts work their magic in so many mysterious ways, how can their impact be fully understood and measured? Matthew Brown wrestles with the concept of social value.
Falling Lottery revenues and a commitment to more cash for NPOs in the regions will see Arts Council England spending less on strategic funding and capital investments.
Four arts organisation, one in each of the UK’s nations, will win a slice of the Freelands Foundation funding to select and support 80 artists over the next five years.
Do you have any advice for Vicky Rodríguez-Altuna, who wants to take her successful flamenco show around the UK but is struggling to raise the necessary funding?
In an era of funding cuts, how can a town like Barnsley find the level of support it needs to encourage badly needed cultural regeneration? Helen Ball describes the challenges.
A 3.2% decline in National Lottery sales translates into a £6.4m cut for arts funders across the UK.
The contracts for Scottish arts organisations currently in receipt of regular funding will be extended until the end of May 2018 to mitigate the effects of the delay.
The Welsh Government has guaranteed the Arts Council of Wales funding for two years for the first time in a bid to provide “certainty and stability”.
The week-long activity will be followed by a linked campaign for heritage, which will see sites across the UK offering free entry to anyone with a National Lottery ticket or scratchcard.
Arts Council England has committed to developing a Museums Action Plan, on the recommendation of the first independent review of the museums sector for more than ten years.