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New Culture Secretary

Matt Hancock MP was appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 8 January 2018 in a Cabinet reshuffle. He was previously Minister of State for Digital from July 2016 to January 2018. More information online.

Job: Exeter Cultural Partnership Director (p/t, fixed term)

Are you an experienced manager with partnership and income generation skills in the Cultural sector? We need an expert to lead and direct Exeter Cultural Partnership’s work by developing, managing and evaluating strategic and sector-specific programmes, initiatives, partnerships and research that contribute to Exeter’s cultural development. This work is in partnership with Exeter City Council … Continue reading

Funding: Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

Funding: Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised by the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The projects must meet the criteria of bringing benefits to the community. Bags of Help is always open for applications from charities and community organisations. … Continue reading

Funding: Youth Music

Funding: Youth Music

Youth Music’s grants programme provides funding for music-making projects in England. It is made up of three separate funds: Fund A offers small grants (£2,000 to £30,000) for high quality music-making projects and involves a simple application process. Deadlines are: 5pm, Fridays 6 April 2018, 24 August 2018 and 7 December 2018. Fund B offers medium-sized … Continue reading

Opportunity: Get Creative Festival 2018

Get Creative aims to celebrate and support the everyday creativity happening in homes and public spaces. From 17 – 25 March 2018, the Get Creative Festival will see people coming together to be creative in their local community. The new Get Creative Festival website is now live. There is an event toolkit and an opportunity to … Continue reading

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Katie Moffat,  head of digital at the Audience Agency, has circulated another newsletter with updates on what’s happening in the world of social media as relevant to the arts, culture museums and heritage sector. In this newsletter Katie mentions the following: Ofcom released their latest International Communications Market report, lots of useful stats in there including social … Continue reading

Funding: Artists’ International Development Fund

Funding: Artists’ International Development Fund

The Arts Council England has announced that the next closing date for its Artists International Development programme is the 12pm on 8th March 2018. This funding stream is for artists to develop links with artists, organisations and/or creative producers in other countries. Freelance and self-employed artists can apply for small grants of £1,000 to £5,000 … Continue reading

Funding: The Leche Trust

Funding: The Leche Trust

The Leche Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 20th April 2018. The Leche Trust is a grant making charity that provides funding of up to £5,000 to UK registered charities, public authorities or institutions in the areas of the Performing Arts and Conservation. Through the Performing Arts funding strand, … Continue reading