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9th July 2020 Sonya Dyer

Resources tagged with "SSO"

Libraries Connected

Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do?   Libraries Connected is a national charity and an Arts Council England Sector Support Organisation. We are also a membership organisation for public library heads of service. We have developed a universal offers framework which advocates for the work of public libraries in terms of:  Reading  Health and wellbeing,  Information and digital  Culture and creativity  These offers attract funding and we co-ordinate national  projects and programmes that are delivered  and developed locally. We also  support workforce development and work in partnership with other national  organisations to support libraries and ensure libraries are represented in  culture, digital, health and reading …

Published:2019 Type: blog


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Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy

Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do?   Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy transforms the fundraising knowledge, skills and levels of success of creative organisations. We’re a national consortium led by Cause4, with the Arts Marketing Association and University of Leeds.   Our dedicated programme of training courses support arts professionals across their career, from new fundraisers writing their first applications to Trustees looking to become Chairs of charity boards. Our acclaimed annual fellowship programme nurtures emerging talent, strengthening the fundraising potential of the sector.  We also work with groups and networks to help them tackle key issues, empowering cultural professionals to develop diverse entrepreneurial practice.    What is the best way for people to approach you?   You can get in touch on our website and …

Published:2019 Type: blog


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National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance

Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do?   The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) aims to ensure all those in the criminal justice system can engage with arts and culture as a springboard to positive change.   We support a network of over 900 artists, organisations and criminal justice practitioners delivering innovative work across the country. We aim to influence policy, improve research, encourage effective practice and raise the profile of arts and culture in the criminal justice system.   The NCJAA is managed by Clinks, the national infrastructure organisation supporting the voluntary sector working in the criminal justice system.   What we …

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Family Arts Campaign

Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do?  The Family Arts Campaign is the UK’s largest audience development initiative and intends to engage more (and more diverse) families in arts, culture and creative opportunities.   Whether you’re a venue, company or artist, a theatre, a library, a gallery or museum the Family Arts Campaign can support you to reach and engage with family audiences, and provide an excellent welcome to visitors of all ages. We have developed specific guidelines for improving family and age-friendly provision through our Family Arts Standards and Age Friendly Standards. We also offer training, events, resources and marketing support. Many of our events …

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OutdoorArts UK

Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do?   OutdoorArtsUK is a national membership and strategic organisation that aims to bring together the many diverse parts of the Outdoor Arts sector.   OutdoorArtsUK celebrates the wonderful work, amazing talent and tremendous achievements of the brilliant individuals, companies and organisations working in this most accessible of art forms.    What is the best way for people to approach you?   We can be contacted via email: info@outdoorartsuk.org or phone: 020 7388 9767    What makes your  organisation  stand out? How do you make a difference to the sector?   We are a member focused organisation; our Board is elected from the membership by the membership. We are …

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Arts & Heritage

Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do?   Arts&Heritage is a small but leading agency based in Northumberland that has worked nationally for over ten years to forge collaborations between contemporary artists and heritage organisations and museums. We support organisations to place contemporary art at the heart of their programming, and together we aim to bring fresh perspectives to heritage contexts for a diverse range of audiences.  Our mission is to demonstrate that placing contemporary art at the heart of heritage programming enables audiences to find their own stories within historic places and spaces.  Our core ACE funded programme is Meeting Point.  We have designed this action-learning programme to support small and medium scale …

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A New Direction

Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do?   A New Direction is a London-based non-profit generating opportunities for children and young people to unlock their creativity.   London is one of the greatest creative hubs in the world. Every day, thousands of the children and young people who live here are inspired by the city’s culture to unleash their own creative side. They have the chance to develop their skills, talents and passions, becoming people who can thrive in a challenging, changing world and boost our wider society.   But there are also thousands of young people who miss out on London’s …

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English Folk Expo

Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do?  English Folk Expo supports the English folk, roots and acoustic music industry through artist development and showcasing programmes.   EFEx’s artist mentoring offer helps artists in their business skills with a specific focus on ‘export readiness’. The annual showcase takes place alongside the Manchester Folk Festival each October and presents more than 40 artists to an invited audience of UK and international music industry delegates.   We grow the sector through a mix of presenting great music to key industry decision makers. This has multiple benefits including encouraging festivals and venues who might not have booked …

Published:2019 Type: blog


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