Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

ACE announces National Portfolio arts organisations for 2018-22

Business leaders welcome £88.7m investment in city’s culture Paul Faulkner
Kenny Thornton | 28 June, 2017, 23:04

The Point is set to continue its transformative work following confirmation that it is to remain a prestigious Arts Council England (ACE) National Portfolio Organisation (NPO), receiving £125,000 per year over the next four years.

NYMOs were jointly funded by Department of Education and Arts Council during 2015-18, but from 2018 they will receive their Arts Council allocation as National Portfolio funding and will receive their Department of Education funding via a restricted separate grant.

Jane Beardsworth, the Arts Council's North director said that they were delighted to support the cultural sector in Cumbria.

The Story Museum in Pembroke Street has been added to the list of National Portfolio organisations. "Using its resources, technical skills and expertise and extensive worldwide networks, Factory aims to play a generous central role in supporting the development of the regional arts and cultural infrastructure".

"As key lead partners in the Cultural Investment Enquiry one of our main objectives was to help secure and build upon the major investments of the Arts Council and create a platform for future working".

The financial support by Arts Council England will mean that the festival can continue to generate an estimated £3 million a year for the local economy with its two weeks of events, which start next week, as well as expanding its work in promoting the arts within the community.

Over the next four years, Curve is to receive £1.9m a year. "I look forward to growing Wise Children to become the inclusive, passionate and imaginative company I know it will be".

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Director of a space arts, Daniel Crow, said he was "super-chuffed" with their conditional offer of £100,000 a year over the next four years.

'We are really pleased to be renewing our investment in The Point.

Pollock said: "By the 19/20 season we will have grown the number of London Coliseum operas we perform by 25 per cent from the 2016/17 level - from 8 to 10".

Oxford University venues will benefit alongside other city attractions.

The national portfolio will have 831 arts organisations with £409 million being invested per year.

Seachange Trust will receive an extra £90,000 for the development of new work by both established and emerging artists while Writers' Centre Norwich will receive £32,000 extra funding each year for a national translation programme.

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