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News 2012: (UK) The English Concert Wins Catalyst Award

Contributed by Admin on May 20, 2012

“We  [The English Concert] are absolutely delighted to announce success in our application for an Arts Council Catalyst Award of £180,000 over three years. The Catalyst Arts : capacity building and match funding scheme to which we applied supports organisations in building their fundraising capability over a three-year period. Grants of between £120,000 and £240,000 have been awarded to 173 organisations nationwide.

Over 350 applications were received, and only 4 awards granted to classical music organisations in London, our home town, so this is a real vote of confidence by Arts Council England in The English Concert's ability to build upon recent success in fundraising to increase its profile nationally and abroad. …”
    
Visit The English Concert website to read the full press-release. (Congratulations to The English Concert for this wonderful news from all of us at EarlyMusicNews.org)