ACE demands diversity from its funded organisations

Arts Council England is to demand its funded organisations reflect the diversity of contemporary England, and will make diversity a factor in its next round of funding decisions. From 2015, ACE is going to "monitor and support" National Portfolio organisations to ensure they reflect diversity in their programming, audiences and workforce. That data will be used to inform its decisions on whether an organisation gets national portfolio funding when the next tranche is announced for 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ACE announces details of £42m fund to boost libraries and creative projects

Arts Council England has announced the details of a £42m fund to boost local libraries, creative projects and museums across the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House to establish a Black Creatives Fund.

Some good news: today, Publishers Weekly reported that We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs to get more books by Black writers published. The Black Creatives Fund initiative involves a “Revisions Workshop”; a mentoring program; and marketing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Elevate scheme for underrepresented writers lands ACE funding

Cornerstones Literary Consultancy has been awarded Arts Council funding for its Elevate mentoring scheme, following a successful pilot run. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie presses and literary festivals among first ACE Culture Recovery Fund recipients

The first round of the £275m Culture Recovery Fund has been allocated, and sees some indie presses receiving up to £200,000.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Apply for latest ACE funding', Crown urges industry

The director of literature for Arts Council England has urged all industry organisations who are "at risk of no longer trading viably" to apply for the government's latest emergency arts funding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ACE reveals it has granted nearly £2.5m to 'literature' sector in emergency fund

Arts Council England has revealed its emergency response funding breakdown, with a £2,463,882 grant to the successful individuals and organisations that applied from the literature discipline.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA reveals final round of grants from £50K diversity fund

Bookshops from across Britain have been awarded the final grants from the Booksellers Association £50,000 diversity fund for projects to improve accessibility, representation and inclusion.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Collaboration 'critical' to addressing lack of diversity in UK children's publishing, says ACE

People from BME backgrounds working within the children’s literature sector have been frustrated by racism and microaggressions, unconscious bias, and inequality of access, according to a new report by Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA launches final round of £50k diversity fund grants for booksellers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stratford Literary Festival expands Bedtime Stories project with ACE funding

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Cheltenham granted ACE funding to expand reading programme

Cheltenham Festivals has received a grant of £127,608 from Arts Council England to expand its Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils programme over the next three years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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SoA calls on ACE to increase diversity in the arts and secure libraries' future

The Society of Authors (SoA) has responded to Arts Council England’s consultation on its future strategy, saying it would like ACE to do more to increase diversity in the arts, secure the future of the library service and ensure that young people from all backgrounds can engage in cultural activity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libraries Connected awarded £75k ACE funding for regional development

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ACE reveals new £14m fund for independent creatives

Arts Council England (ACE) has unveiled a £14.4m fund to “cultivate individual talent”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black Comics Creators Fund Diversity on Kickstarter

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Libraries affected by changes in ACE funding

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Publishers funded by the Arts Council have reacted with relief and “delight” that the body’s funding is to be protected in the government’s Spending Review announced today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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De Waal to fund diversity scholarship

Author Kit de Waal is to fund a Creative Writing scholarship at Birkbeck, University of London, for a budding writer from a low-income household or a marginalised background. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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