The proposed 27% increase would take funding for the creative and cultural sector up to €1.9bn for the years 2021-27.
Exeter’s Spacex has marked its demise by publishing a satirical conversation around the imbalance of power between those in- and outside ACE’s regularly funded network.
The National Lottery operator has said it hopes to increase returns for good causes by £80m by 2020, following a £300m fall in recent years.
Do we know more about the worth of the arts than we did 30 years ago or have we been going in circles? Researcher Patrycja Kaszynska and consultant Ian David Moss discuss researching the value of culture in the UK and the US.
Stunting community and voluntary arts organisations by restricting access to capital funding will hurt the whole sector in the long term, warns Emma Harvey.
A £2.1m fall in the national funder’s annual NPO contingency budget means its ability to respond to requests for financial intervention will be reduced.
Plans to distribute £5m to good causes have been frustrated by the collapse of Loteri Cymru, which failed to attract sufficient lottery players.
A candid response by What Next? Newcastle Gateshead to Arts Council England’s ten-year strategy consultation tells ACE to listen to the arts community in each region and “not lump everyone into the ‘North’”.
New research by AP reveals that few arts organisations have an ethical fundraising policy, although most think they are vulnerable to reputational damage.
The Boosting Resilience programme is helping the sector develop new approaches to resilience based on creative assets and intellectual property. Sara Jones and Evelyn Wilson introduce the programme.
Are problems of ethics in danger of making the arts unfundable? Michelle Wright addresses some uncomfortable questions.
Chris Garrard believes that no one should be neutral in the debate on ethical sponsorship.
100 arts organisations will share £13.1m this year, as the Arts Council struggles to deal with a £23m reduction in public spending on the arts over the past six years.
A Memorandum of Understanding has committed the two parties to investigating the impact of creativity on young people’s wellbeing.
UK Music has accused England’s arts funder of being “too posh for pop” and called for an urgent review of the allocation of national portfolio funds.
Representatives of Music Venue Trust and the Association of British Orchestras react to UK Music’s provocative call for opera funding to be redistributed.
A public consultation to inform the national funder’s upcoming ten-year strategy calls for action on the environment and reform to ensure arts careers remain sustainable.
What – or who – needs to change to achieve cultural democracy and how can we remove the tension between official and everyday culture, asks Martin Cox.
Arts organisations outside of ACE’s national portfolio will only have access to capital funding over £100k in “exceptional circumstances”.
A public consultation to inform the Government’s upcoming Culture Strategy also criticised the lack of diversity across the arts workforce.