NLT launches attainment gap scheme with Arts Council funding

The National Literacy Trust is to launch an initiative to address the attainment gap and support the wellbeing of children in 14 target areas across the UK, funded by Arts Council England. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 08:00:06 UTC ]
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Arts Funders Launch Artist Pandemic Relief Fund

In response to the impact of the pandemic on the arts community, a multi-disciplinary coalition of arts organizations have joined together to launch Artist Relief, a nonprofit fund that will award $5,000 grants to individual artists facing economic need due to Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council England announces £160m coronavirus emergency fund

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £160m emergency funding package to help artists and art organisations cope with the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:57:11 UTC ]
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Arts Council England boss suggests library funding boost

Arts Council England (ACE) could make funding public libraries one of its priorities over the next decade, the organisation’s c.e.o. has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:55:05 UTC ]
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Laugharne Weekend appeals for cash after missing out on Arts Council Wales funding

Annual literary festival The Laugharne Weekend is appealing for cash after being denied funding from Arts Council Wales (ACW) for the first time in the event's 12-year history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-23 16:58:59 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected to launch income-generation funding scheme

Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 04:51:52 UTC ]
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Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses granted Arts Council funding

The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses has been granted Arts Council funding for the next two years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 08:51:41 UTC ]
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Literature Wales launches funding scheme for under-represented writers

Literature Wales has launched a brand new funding scheme for Wales-based writers from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and writers with a disability or illness (mental or physical).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-21 20:58:51 UTC ]
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NLT and Uber to launch mobile library scheme in London and Manchester

To help parents make more time for family bedtime stories, the National Literacy Trust has partnered with transport network Uber to launch a “mobile library” scheme starting next month in London and Manchester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT launches Christmas appeal as survey reveals literacy gap

Children who have 60 or more books at home are five and a half times more likely to read above the level expected for their age than their peers who have fewer than 10 books, according to the National Literacy Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fresh fears for libraries as councils face £5.8bn funding gap

Fresh fears for the future of libraries have emerged with the revelation that local councils are facing a £5.8bn spending gap by 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackstaff Press 'devastated' to have Arts Council funding withdrawn

Northern Ireland publisher Blackstaff Press  said it is “devastated” to learn its Arts Council funding has been withdrawn and is “absorbing the shock” of the news. The independent press, which has been running since 1971, said it found out its funding had been slashed from £82,200 to zero for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WNDB Launches Black Creatives Fund

Operating under the Black Creatives Fund banner, We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs designed to get more books by Black writers published. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Oak National Academy launches virtual library with NLT

Online classroom platform Oak National Academy is launching a new virtual library in partnership with the National Literacy Trust.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-17 12:35:54 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-18 23:53:53 UTC ]
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Pichon launch prompts shoe auction for NLT

Author Liz Pichon is spearheading an auction to raise money for the National Literacy Trust, as part of her latest book launch.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 15:05:27 UTC ]
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The Literary Arts Emergency Fund will award 3.5 million to 282 literary organizations this year.

Exclusive: the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, launched and administered by the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazine & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, has announced that it will distribute $3.5 million in emergency funding to 282 nonprofit literary arts... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-15 19:00:39 UTC ]
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Duchess of Cornwall launches NLT platforms for parents and teachers

The Duchess of Cornwall has helped launch two National Literacy Trust digital platforms for parents and teachers to support children affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-13 17:12:24 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Response: Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Emirates Publishers Emergency Fund

Looking to 'safeguard publishers' in the COVID-19 crisis, Bodour Al Qasimi and the Emirates Publishers Association announce new aid for the UAE industry. The post Coronavirus Response: Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Emirates Publishers Emergency Fund appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-10 13:32:39 UTC ]
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Own It! to launch arts festival

Own It! is launching a week-long online arts festival, featuring live readings, conversations and workshops from authors and artists it publishes and represents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 22:34:42 UTC ]
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