Tagged with Libraries

New Culture Secretary

Following a Cabinet reshuffle, Jeremy Wright MP has been appointed as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 9 July 2018. More details in Arts Professional. Advertisements

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: “Although this is aimed at publishers, there are some useful tips in here about how … Continue reading

Resource: Arts Council England Corporate Plan 2018-2020

Resource: Arts Council England Corporate Plan 2018-2020

This document identifies Arts Council England’s corporate priorities and sets their high-level plan for delivering our 10-year strategy over the period 2018-20 across areas, artforms and disciplines. It also gives an indication of how they will work to increase efficiency, develop our people, and reduce our environmental impact. The Plan can be downloaded from the ACE website.

Funding: Wolfson Foundation Secondary Education Programme

Funding: Wolfson Foundation Secondary Education Programme

The Wolfson Foundation has announced that the next stage 1 application deadline for funding through its Secondary Education Programme is the 10th June 2018  Through its Secondary Education Programme high-achieving state-funded and independent schools and sixth form colleges can apply to the Foundation for funding for capital or equipment projects relating to the teaching of science … Continue reading

Funding: Grants for the Arts Libraries Fund, Arts Council England

Funding: Grants for the Arts Libraries Fund, Arts Council England

The Arts Council England’s Arts Funding for Libraries programme is currently open for applications. Through the programme public libraries and organisations / local authorities managing public libraries can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £100,000 for projects that stimulate ambitious and innovative partnerships between libraries and artists and/or arts organisations to encourage library users … Continue reading

Training: The Extend Leadership Programme 2018/9

Training: The Extend Leadership Programme 2018/9

Applications for the 2018/19 Extend cultural leadership programme for education and learning practitioners from across the arts and cultural sectors opens on 5 February 2018. More details on Engage website. Contact Dawn Cameron on extend@engage.org or 07753 748038 for any queries. Deadline: 10am, Tuesday 3 April 2018

Funding: Arts Council England Project Grants

Funding: Arts Council England Project Grants

Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts fund closes today, 1 Mar 2018. In its place, National Lottery Project Grants open for applications on Monday 5 Mar 2018. If you’re eligible to apply for Grants for the Arts, don’t worry, you will still be eligible to apply for Project Grants. Project Grants is the Arts Council’s new open access programme … Continue reading

Training: Gearing up for growth – a workshop from Prosper

Training: Gearing up for growth – a workshop from Prosper

Managing change and growth can be an exciting but overwhelming challenge for any organisation. In any transitional period, identifying opportunities, effective planning and mitigating risk are all key. In this three-hour workshop, you will learn how best to plan and strategise to successfully navigate change. Business coach Gill Thewlis will lead this highly interactive workshop, … Continue reading

Funding: Arts Council England

Funding: Arts Council England

From 1st March 2018, Arts Council England’s (ACE) Grants for the Arts fund will become Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants.  Project Grants is a new open access programme for arts and museum projects and for arts projects in and with libraries. A budget of £97.3 million per year means that funding will be available to … Continue reading