LAHF plans for the future

We were pleased to receive the news last week that LAHF was to continue as part of the Arts Council’s national portfolio of arts organisations. This means that LAHF will continue to be funded by Arts Council England through to 2018. Our funding bid included plans to maintain our newsletter and advice and networking services as well as delivering Creativity and Wellbeing Week each year. We are also going to develop a number of new activities particularly looking at health inequalities and diversity in the field of arts in health. And the funding also means that LAHF can continue its work supporting the National Alliance for Arts Health and Wellbeing.

We are extremely aware of the challenges that many organisations are facing in finding funding for their work. Changes to local authority arts priorities and the shifting social care funding situation have jeopardised many small arts in health organisations. LAHF is determined to do everything it can to improve the number and availability of funding opportunities for arts in health organisations and to support this work at all levels. If you think we might be able to help, do get in touch w: info@lahf.org.uk