Arts Council England announced new funds, the beginning of a larger 'cultural export and exchange' fund. To all Canadian organizations working with UK artists and organizations: these funds can help you develop collaborative projects. Keep the link in your bookmarks!
International Showcasing, providing £4.5 million to help present English work to international promoters and presenters through showcase events.
Three additional funds will be available from April 2015:
- Artists International Development Fund, an existing collaboration with the British Council, will be expanded to include opportunities for leaders of organisations to meet their counterparts overseas to develop collaboration opportunities
- International Touring Fund, will support international work to be shown in England beyond London
- International Big Ideas Fund will be an open application fund for UK organisations wishing to work internationally