APPG press release on social prescribing, culture and health

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing has created a press release on social prescribing, culture and health that brings together case studies from arts-on-prescription schemes and quotes from the Secretary of State's recent speech on social prescribing and the cultural

ACE self-evaluation toolkit

Arts Council England have launched a self-evaluation toolkit for people, companies and partnerships in the arts, cultural and creative sectors.

Nesta publishes crowdfunding resources

An online directory of websites offering crowd funding platforms in the UK has been launched by Nesta. With 31 sites currently listed, uses filters to help users assess which sites are best for their project, and includes the category ‘Arts-creative’.

A New Age

In October 2012, LAHF published a short paper looking at the changing state of health funding for arts activity with, by and for older people in England. Entitled A New Age, the article was commissioned by The Baring Foundation and written by Damian Hebron and Karen Taylor of LAHF.

Arts Quarter Launches Report on Increasing Individual Giving to the Arts

Increasing Individual Giving to the Arts: Evidence, Aspirations and Potential Barriers to Success draws together the findings from two of AQ's research projects.

New Grant Maker Alert free two month trial

New Grant Maker Alert is a new service for trust, foundation and grant fundraisers. It keeps fundraisers up to date with all the new grant-making trusts and foundations registered in England, Wales and Scotland allowing users to be the first to apply to them.

NCA launches UK Arts Index

Bringing together key data about the state of the arts sector’s health, the Arts Index plots trends in ticket sales, corporate sponsorship, philanthropy and public sector funding, as well as other performance measures such as attendance levels for adults and young people, satisfaction levels and

Arts Council England launches strategic funding and 2011-15 plan

Arts Council England has published details of how it will invest £440 million of strategic funding between 2012 and 2015, including two new programmes for Capital and Touring.

A fair share - direct funding for individual artists from UK arts councils

A new report published by A-N, by Dany Louise, finds that few individual artists apply for funding in their own right from UK Arts Councils and even fewer are successful.

Funding Central

Funding Central is a free website for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. The site provides access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus tools and resources supporting organisations to develop sustainable income strategies appropriate to their needs.

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