The government hopes philanthropists will help fill the gap. In 2009/10, individuals donated more than £350m to the arts in the UK. But 88% of that went to the top 4% of organisations
Cultural Leadership Programme to close due to funding cuts
Former culture secretary Chris Smith has called on the Coalition to “look again” at the idea of imposing a legal duty on local councils to fund the arts.
Applications to the National portfolio funding programme closed at 10am on Monday 24 January. Approximately 1,340 arts organisations submitted an application to be part of the new portfolio
State of the Arts Conference 2011
Dominic Cooke and Simon Stephens - two of UK theatre’s leading figures in new writing - have warned that cuts to arts funding will result in fewer plays and smaller casts in theatres around the country.
Around 600 organisations likely to be disappointed when ACE national portfolio decisions are announced
A message from Alan Davey, Chief Executive, Arts Council England
Created by Sarah Kingswell from Theatre Bristol
The OSBTT Award was launched in 2003. It is an Award which is constantly evolving and constantly seeking to be more ambitious. However, its brief remains the same; to support emerging artists of exceptional talent.