Issue 243: Science and the Arts

  • Science and the Arts

    10 Oct 2011

    In the first of a two articles looking at policy initiatives for stimulating fundraising in the cultural sector, Javier Stanziola critiques the match-funding approach

    Last December the DCMS announced its action plan to boost philanthropy. This came at around the same time Arts Council England (ACE) decided to remove Arts & Business (A&B) from its National Portfolio. So I was rather surprised to read that the DCMS action plan resembled, in everything but name, A&B’s recent ‘Private Sector Policy for the Arts’.

    Earlier this summer, ACE announced further details of how it would implement one of the key programmes from that action plan –... more

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