BCA delighted to secure Arts Council England NPO Funding for 2018-22

06/07/2017

 

BCA delighted to secure Arts Council England NPO Funding for 2018-22

06/07/2017

Share To:

Back to news

Article

We are delighted to announce that we have remained one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations 

For 2018-22 Bedford Creative Arts is pleased to announce it has been successful in retaining its NPO (National Portfolio Organisation) status with Arts Council England. This is a big achievement for the charity and means it will expect to receive an annual investment as part of the funding agreement with Arts Council England for a further four years from 2018-22. This will provide considerable support in the delivery of the growing artistic programme over that time.

Bedford Creative Arts joins 830 other NPO arts and cultural organisations in England that represent some of the best arts practice in the world, and play a vital role in helping Arts Council England to meet their mission of ‘Great Art and Culture for Everyone.’

“This gives us a strong footing over the next five years to deliver engaging, inspiring and extraordinary experiences through high quality new art in Bedfordshire and beyond. We aim to continue to build new participants and audiences, especially with those who have not necessarily engaged in cultural activity before” says Alan Dodd CEO, Bedford Creative Arts. “We are enormously grateful to all our funders and supporters who continue to support us year after year on so many projects.”

Alan Dodds – CEO Bedford Creative Arts

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest News

November 29, 2018

BCA Welcomes New Director Elaine Midgley!

BCA is delighted to announce it has appointed a new Director, Elaine Midgley, to the BCA team. Elaine comes to Bedford after ten years in Cambridge, most recently as Business Development Director for Cambridge Live and previously, Arts and Events Manager for Cambridge City Council.  Elaine joins BCA with a mission to boost growth and development and build

November 16, 2018

Press release: Bedford Music In Detention Closes After Five Years

Contemporary arts charity, Bedford Creative Arts (BCA), and national charity, Music In Detention, have announced the end of their music programme ‘Bedford Music In Detention’ at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) due to an end in financial funding from public service provider Serco.  This brings to an end ten years of helping women and children cope with the ordeal of

October 5, 2018

Studio Opportunity at BCA

If you are an artist looking for space to grow, we have an affordable studio opportunity. One of our studios has recently become available and would be suitable to share between two artists or as a spacious studio for one. Submission deadline 10am 5 November 2018.   Download an application here: BCA-StudioOpportunityOct18 BCA Studio Policy: BCA-studiopolicy For further questions

See More

Want to get involved? Contact Us