Arts Funding Information
Just seen this in an emailed newsletter from an organisation called SUCCINCT - does anyone else know about this? Is it true that all RFO funding will end?
IT'S ALL KICKING OFF IN THE UK… The UK government has axed the UK Film Council and the Museums, Libraries and Archives Association. Arts Council England has just concluded its series of meetings telling all its RFOs (Regularly Funded Organisations) that this funding stream won't exist beyond 2011 - they will have to apply to one of three new programmes - not fully clear what these will be, but they look like SAP, PAP and TAP - specific arts programmes, partnership arts programmes, and task-based arts programmes. The gloom can be cut with a chainsaw... However, the artsfunding.ning blog has been launched - a particularly interesting example of grassroots activism