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We believe that the work we fund and support has an impact on people’s lives across England - and beyond.  

Through this work and our research, we want to make the case for art and culture, showcase best practice, and engage in discussion and debate to help make our sector more diverse, resilient and sustainable. 

Here you can see our latest news, browse art jobs, and explore our blog and case studies. We hope you discover ideas that are helpful, challenging and inspiring.

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Browse our case studies and find out more about the projects we invest in

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A Balancing Act

Delivering Unlimited - a case study in partnership working

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Fundraising post-Brexit

Michelle Wright on our new report into philanthropy, donations and sponsorship, and how fundraising looks set to change

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Shaping Unlimited

On International Day of Disabled People, we talk to Tony Heaton OBE, out-going CEO of Shape Arts, about his journey to Unlimited – and beyond.

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The Art of Libraries

Libraries in Gloucestershire will be developing the creative skills of children and young people through an ambitious new programme called the Art of Libraries.

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Top left to bottom right: 1. PLAYDOUGH from Unlimited Theatre Photo © Unlimited Theatre / The Alban 2. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 3. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 4. Theatre Alibi - Olive & The Dream Train. Photo © Steve Tanner 5. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 6. Lighthouse: Naomi Battrick in Orbit Ever After, by Jaime Stone. Photo © Angus Young / Lighthouse. 7. Cherophobia by Noëmi Lakmaier. Photo © Unlimited 8. Manchester Central Library on National Library Day 2016. Photo © Graham Lucas Commons, on behalf of Arts Council England. 9. No Credit Displaying 10. latalante via Visual hunt 11. Tony Heaton, CEO of Shape Arts © Andy Barker 12. The images above are not representative of the story below. Images included: 1. National Centre for Circus Arts, Photo © Bertill Nilsson. 2. Create Graphic, Photo © Arts Council England. 3. Birmingham Weekender, Photo © Andrew Fox. 4. RAMM, Photo © Matt A 13. Illustration © Arts Council England 14. Images © Arts Council England 15. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford 16. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 17. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 18. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 19. Atmosphere by Edmund de Waal at Turner Contemporary. Photo © Benjamin Beker.