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Arts Council England announce four new funding opportunities

·         Ambition for excellence
Through the  new  Ambition for excellence fund  we’ll be investing £35.2 million in helping organisations produce high quality and spectacular events and works of art, particularly outside London. The fund will develop talent and leadership in organisations as well as supporting individual creative

·         Creative writing in schools
The Creative writing in schools fund  will place professional writers in schools. Developed specifically for deprived areas and with low levels of arts engagement in the North and South West of England, the programme will inspire children through high quality workshops and residencies.

·         Large Capital programme
Our Large Capital grant programme has returned for 2015-18. Continuing our work of improving arts infrastructure with National Lottery funds, we’re planning on investing £88 million the length and breadth of England. 

·         Creative people and places opportunity
There’s now an opportunity for existing Creative people and places consortia to apply for funds to help more people experience and be inspired by the arts. £5 million is available in this round, with a further £5 million in April 2017.

Further details can be found by  following  the  link below:

http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/news/arts-council-news/we-launch-new-funds-our-new-chief-executive-calls-/