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71 Results in category Funding

£4.5m expansion for Dance Hub Birmingham

The Dance Hub Birmingham development has received funding from Arts Council England and GBSLEP to expand its dance services within the region. Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership’s (GBSLEP) commitment of £1.48 million

Arts Council gives Dance United Yorkshire £17,500 funding boost

A local dance group that was set up to help young people become more engaged in the arts has been awarded a grant of £17,500. Dance United Yorkshire was given the dance funding grant by Arts Council England, from its resilience and sustainability

Research shows how arts organisations have tackled funding challenges

Academics from the Creative and Cultural Research Group at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) tracked the fortunes of 20 regional arts companies over two years, following a 2010 Government funding review which led to nationwide cuts.

Dance hopefuls in Burton could learn to dance for free as Ultra Ballroom comes to town

Budding dancers in Burton are being urged to get their gladrags on and get ready to boogie and ballroom, all in the name of charity.

Gwynedd girl who overcomes hip disorder on the brink of pursuing dance career

A young performer with a congenital hip disorder has beaten medical odds to pursue her dream of becoming a professional dancer.

Arlene Phillips plans dance gala in aid of Grenfell Fire victims

Former Strictly judge Arlene Phillips is arranging a special dance gala to raise funds for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Dance development takes a hit in NPO funding round

Several dance organisations are “extremely disappointed” and “surprised” by Arts Council England’s (ACE’s) National Portfolio announcement, which has left swathes of the country without a dedicated dance development agency.

£250,000 on offer to talented Telford youngsters after Councillors' allowances cut

Talented and gifted young people can apply for a new bursary – started after a cut in councillors allowance saved almost £250,000. Telford & Wrekin Council has launched the Leader and Cabinet Members’ Young Person Bursary, which it hopes will

Sporting plan to boost boys in ballet

Moves from Angry Birds and Minecraft as well as footballers' goal celebrations are being used to encourage more boys to take up ballet. Just 1.8% of ballet exam candidates are boys, says the Royal Academy of Dance. Now the RAD has enlisted help from

£2.3m to expand dance-based health initiative

The rollout of a dance-based falls prevention programme by arts and health charity Aesop will see 1,000 older people benefit from a new £2.3m investment.