Arts Council launch five new or updated funding streams

Halifax Central Initiative

Libraries can now apply for funding to support local enterprise and entrepreneurship, and artists and organisations will benefit from a new streamlined application process for our flagship Grants for the arts programme. Today we also announce a new Unlimited programme commissioning Deaf and disabled artists and a partnership with Visit England to increase engagement with the tourism sector.

Alan Davey, Chief Executive, Arts Council England, said: ‘The funds announced today are so important because they can help artists, arts and cultural organisations to demonstrate what arts and culture can really do for this country. From supporting Deaf and disabled artists to make truly innovative art that challenges the public’s perception of disability, to demonstrating how public libraries can play a huge role in supporting their local economies, the arts are truly transformative.’

Placing Deaf and disabled artists at the heart of artistic commissions

We are investing £1.5 million in a…

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