Thursday, 08 August 2019
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BME-led organisations were 60% more likely to fall at the first hurdle of Project Grants applications – while LGBT-led groups were 25% more likely to secure grants.

Arts organisations led by BME and disabled people were less likely than other organisations to be successful when applying for Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Lottery Project Grants last year, figures obtained by ArtsProfessional reveal. Applications from female-led organisations were also less likely than average to be offered funding, while LGBT-led applications were considerably more... read more