We are very grateful to our funders for their generous support
In 2019/20, a-n is supporting a Visual Artist Fellowship. a-n stimulates and supports contemporary visual arts practice and affirms artists’ value in society, bringing together those working throughout the Visual Arts. The Visual Artist Fellowships are open to professional visual artists in the UK working within fine art, applied art, live arts and moving image, sound and text-based practices, digital and animation, participatory, public and community arts.
In each of 2018/19 and 2019/20, Art Fund is supporting one Fellowship for a regional curator. For over 110 years, Art Fund has supported museums and galleries through its membership and through fundraising. The aim of this Fellowship is to support curators working with public collections and outside of the commercial environment.
The Clore Leadership Programme has been selected by Arts Council England as the national delivery partner of the Developing Sector Leaders commissioned grant. The purpose of the grant is to support the personal and professional development of cultural leaders. It will place particular emphasis on diversity, partnerships and place-making, with the aim of bringing abour long term change in the leadership of culture. In 2018/19 and 2019/20, ACE is supporting six Fellowships, three Short Courses, a one-week course for Emerging Leaders, Clore Plus workshops, and regional development days.
In 2018/19, Creative Scotland is supporting two Fellowships. The purpose of these Fellowships are to support exceptional individuals who live and work in Scotland and who are committed to developing their careers as cultural leaders in Scotland.
In each of 2018/19 and 2019/20, Arts Council Ireland is supporting the Jerome Hynes Fellowship. The purpose of this Fellowship is to support an exceptional individual who lives and works in Ireland and who is committed to developing their career as a cultural leader in Ireland.
In 2018/19, a number of Clore Fellows will undertake academic research focused upon the UK cultural sector and supervised by a Higher Education Institute in the UK, which is generously supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council
The Clore Leadership Programme was initiated by the Clore Duffield Foundation. Each year, the Clore Duffield Foundation generously supports the core costs of the Fellowship Programme. For more information on the Clore Duffield Foundation, please visit our Related Organisations page.
In each of 2018/19 and 2019/20, Dancers’ Career Development (DCD) is supporting one Dance Fellowship. The DCD has been supporting professional dance for over 40 years. They help dancers to make the often difficult transition from professional dancing to a new career by giving them the confidence and skills they need to keep working beyond dance. DCD is the only organisation of its kind in the UK and is a world leader in dancer transition.
In each of 2018/19 and 2019/20, the Gatsby Charitable Fondation is supporting two Theatre Fellowships. The purpose of these Fellowships is to support individuals with the potential to lead in theatre.
Heritage Lottery Fund uses money raised by National Lottery players to help people across the UK explore, enjoy and protect the heritage they care about. In 2018/19 and 2019/20, HLF is supporting one Fellowship for a heritage sector professional, two places on our Short Courses and one place on an Emerging Leaders Course for those working in the Heritage sector.
In each of 2018/19 and 2019/20, the Linbury Trust is supporting one Fellowship. The purpose of these Fellowships are to support individuals who have danced professonally for at least 8 years, and who have the potential to develop as leaders in dance.
The National Trust looks after special places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for ever, for everyone. It restores, protects and opens up coastline, forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, nature reserves, villages, historic houses, gardens, mills and pubs for the public. In each of 2018/19 and 2019/20, the National Trust is supporting one Fellowship for members of its staff who are looking to develop their leadership skills.
In each of 2018/19 and 2019/20, the Wellcome Trust is supporting one Fellowship. The purpose of the Wellcome Trust Fellowship is to support artists and cultural professionals whose practice challenges the way we feel about health by combining perspectives from the arts and social sciences, history of medicine and health research. The Wellcome Trust also supports bursaries for places on Short Courses and Emerging Leaders Courses to those working between the Arts and Health.
In previous years the Clore Leadership Programme has been funded by the following: Advantage West Midlands, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Arts Council Ireland, Balli Group plc, British Council, The British Library, Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust, Creative and Cultural Skills, Creative Partnerships, Culture East Midlands, Culture North West, Cultural Leadership Programme, Dancers’ Career Development, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, East of England Development Agency, East of England Regional Assembly, East Midlands Development Agency, England’s Northwest (NWDA), Garfield Weston Foundation, Getty Foundation, Hong Kong Academy of the Performing Arts, King’s Fund, The Laser Foundation, Living East, London Development Agency, Goethe Institute (Max Mueller Bhavan), The Mercers’ Company, MLA, National Assembly of Wales, National Art Gallery Singapore, The National Records of Scotland, Nesta, Northern Rock Foundation, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Paul Lee, Public Records Office of Northern Ireland, Renaissance North West, Screen East, SEEDA, Sing Up, Skillset, Tate, UK Film Council, Yorkshire Culture, Yorkshire Forward, Youth Music. Self funded Fellowships: Mark Dusseault and Ferenc Csak.
We are extremely grateful for all their support