On Tuesday 1 July 2014, we announced details of the investment we will make in arts and culture across England over 2015-18. Watch this animation about our overall investment approach:
Explore the following pages to find out more.
National portfolio organisations
670 organisations will be part of the portfolio, from dance to literature, and festivals to visual arts: find out more about our new National portfolio.
Major partner museums
We’re investing £22.6 in Major partner museums over the next three years – that’s £1.1 million more than we spend now, helping us increase the number of museums we’re supporting from 16 to 21. Find out more on our plans for museums.
Our Strategic programme helps us to target particular challenges and opportunities in achieving our mission of great art and culture for everyone. We’ll be investing £104 million of Strategic funding in the next three years – find out more about the funds in this programme.
Grants for the arts
We plan to invest £210 million in Grants for the arts, our open-access funding programme, over 2015-18 - that’s £70 million of Lottery funding each year over the next three years. Find out more about how we’ll do this.