Tagged: funding

Almost three-quarters of schools cut library provision through pandemic

A new survey from charity Read for Good, which has donated bundles of books to 50 schools nationwide, has found school library funding has been... Read more

ACE reveals new £14m fund for independent creatives

Arts Council England (ACE) has unveiled a £14.4m fund to “cultivate individual talent”. Read more

Peters gives sponsorship to Comics Laureate

Library and school supplier Peters Books & Furniture is to fund the role of the UK’s first Comics Laureate in a two year deal. The... Read more

ACE puts £1.2m into creative writing in schools

Arts Council England (ACE) has launched a £1.2m fund to support creative writing in schools. Meanwhile, ACE's recently appointed chief executive Darren Henley has urged... Read more

Concern over 'narrow demographic' accessing arts

Not enough is being done in the UK to “stimulate or realise the creative potential of individuals”, with publicly-funded creative arts reaching a narrow section... Read more

Local authority budgets cut again

Local authorities will see their spending power reduced by 1.8% on average in 2015/16, following cuts to funding by the government, but some councils could... Read more

Macmillan launches Digital Science programme for small investors

Macmillan Science and Education's technology division Digital Science has launched a new programme designed to help small investors decide which research projects to support. Dimensions... Read more

UK indies reveal plans for Patterson pledge money

Independent booksellers’ plans to use the money donated to them by US author James Patterson range from creating a “Dangerous Reading Club” to running a... Read more

Book industry winners in Creative Scotland funding round

Glasgow Women’s Library and the Wigtown Book Festival are among the organisations receiving funding for the first time from Creative Scotland. The two groups join... Read more

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