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An additional £1m will help the organisation delivering Hull 2017 establish itself as an independent company and continue to provide cultural programmes after the year of festivities ends.
The Creative Industries Federation welcomed the Prime Minister’s comments, but said it was time to “turn this rhetoric into reality”.
The Culture Bridge North East Fund will award grants of up to £1,500 to help young people in the North East access quality arts and culture.
Two young creatives are now running their own businesses thanks to a Creative Enterprise award. Nicole Lovett introduces them.
A three-year evaluation has commended the Arts Council England programme as a source of learning for community arts, but raised concerns about its long-term sustainability.
The Garage in Norwich and Travelling Light Theatre Company are among those to receive a grant from the one-off £40m fund.
Money for cultural content and skills development will be delivered across a five-year programme, starting in 2018.
The Charity Commission is reviewing the activities of the charity behind the DONATE digital fundraising platform for the second time, to determine whether there are ongoing “regulatory concerns”.
A downturn in National Lottery sales meant a £41m fall in income for Arts Council England, the year before it pledged £284m to National Portfolio Organisations through Lottery.
Documents linked to its national portfolio application have revealed Emma Rice’s new company was unable to provide required financial information, and was the only South West applicant to hold a ‘mandatory conversation’ with its ACE Area Director.
The UK’s Creative Europe desk, managed by the British Council, would be unaffected by the proposed cut.
A government inquiry is examining how arts organisations in Wales can increase earned income, philanthropy and investment.
Arts Council England’s national portfolio spend will be £27 per head in the North for 2018-22, compared with more than £71 in London, IPPR North has calculated.
Towns and cities are encouraged to bid for capital grants to build a lasting regional legacy to the Government’s ‘Great Exhibition of the North’.
Arts Council England has denied that it gave special treatment to a national portfolio application from Emma Rice’s new theatre company.
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has defended its independence, claiming that policy-making expertise and access to external funding would be at risk if it were to lose its arms-length status.
If the national funder really cared about equality, it wouldn’t endorse a £2m application from a nine-day-old organisation, argues Christy Romer.
With only 1% of philanthropic giving going to the arts, Caroline McCormick shares her thoughts on how the sector can convince more people to give.
Following a halt in the procurement process, ACE now expects its new system for assessing the quality of artistic work to be up and running in 2019.
House of Illustration puts on ten exhibitions and turns over £1m every year - all without public funding. Colin McKenzie explains how.