Responding to the significant debate on regional funding that has been taking place in the sector over the past months, we have now published This England: How Arts Council England uses its investment to shape a national cultural ecology.

This England restates the principles on which we invest in arts and culture in order to preserve and enhance a National Cultural Ecology across England, and contextualises our current strategy.

Four years into our ten-year strategy, the figures in this report show that our investment decisions are having an effect, as well as outlining what we have yet to accomplish to achieve our mission to make great art and culture available to everyone in England.

Download the full report (PDF)

You may also be interested to read our response to the recent Commons Select Committee Inquiry into the work of the Arts Council.