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Contribution of Arts & Culture industry to the National Economy. ACE Report July 2015

The Arts Council have just released their report on the Contribution of Arts & Culture industry to the National Economy. The report can be found here: http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/browse-advice-and-guidance/contribution-arts-culture-national-economy Below is the Executive Summary This is an update of the Centre for Economics and Business Research’s (Cebr) 2013 study1 , on behalf of Arts Council England, on …
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Report on The work of Arts Council England

Select Committee The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has released a report HERE @Parliament into the Work of Arts Council England. The committee praises “the hard work and dedication of the staff of the Arts Council” but also draws attention to London’s “disproportionate share of arts funding, something which even the Arts Council acknowledges”. …
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ACE announces museum development allocations

  Amounts subject to confirmation in February Arts Council England (ACE) has announced the allocations of its £3m-a-year funding pot for museum development across the nine regions of England for 2015-18. The allocations have been distributed in line with the 2012-15 funding round, with an increase roughly in line with inflation. This means the north-east, …
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Hard Facts to Swallow: A new report by GPS Culture

Hard Facts to Swallow is the third evidence-based report produced by GPS Culture (Peter Stark, David Powell and Christopher Gordon) addressing the performance of Arts Council England in relation to its stewardship responsibilities for the arts in England. It offers a detailed analysis and evaluation of the Arts Council England’s (ACE) investment plans for 2015-18 …
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Personal update on ACE funding from Ruth Kapardia (Oct 14)

We invited Ruth Kapardia, Relationship Manager, Diversity in Arts Practice at Arts Council England,  to speak at the AGM on 15 October 2014. She was unable to attend but provided this update on funding oportunities from ACE for us all. ****************************** Dear Colleague The main source of funding remains Grants for the Arts, and the …
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ACE pays off debts for the select few

From Arts Professional: Major London institutions were given multi-million pound capital grants for which no application process was required. One-off capital grants worth over £10m have been made to five London-based organisations to use up an under-spend in Arts Council England’s (ACE) capital Grant in Aid budget from the DCMS. Rather than invite applications for …
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ACE Funding Available for Bridge Organisations

To help ensure that every child and young person has the opportunity to experience the richness of the arts, Arts Council England will fund a small number of ‘Bridge’ organisations. Bridge organisations are primarily facilitators and will use their experience and expertise to connect children and young people, schools and communities with art and culture. …
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