Last week, Arts Council England announced budgets for its 2018 to 2022 investment period, alongside sector guidance for applying to its National Portfolio. This follows on from an announcement by Arts Council England in July about changes to the way it will approach its investment from 2018, and for the first time, museums and libraries will be part of the Arts Council’s investment portfolio. The application portal for the National Portfolio will open on 26 October 2016.
This is good news for AIM members in England, so we sat down with John Orna-Ornstein, Director of Museums and East of England for Arts Council England, to find out more about the changes and what AIM members should be aware of when applying.
“We are keen to receive strong applications for funding from independent museums across the country” says John Orna-Ornstein, Director of Museums and East of England for Arts…
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