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About us Our Partners and Funders

Our Partners and Funders

We thank our many funding partners for their generous support, in particular our principal funders – the Clore Duffield Foundation and Arts Council England.

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a-n supports visual arts fellowships. 

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Art Fund

Art Fund supports Course bursaries for regional curators. 

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Arts Council England

Clore Leadership has been awarded funding from Arts Council England as part of the Transforming Leadership Fund which runs from 2020 – 2022

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Arts Council of Ireland

Arts Council of Ireland supports Fellowships for leaders that live and work in Ireland.

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Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

As part of their Fellowship a selection of Clore Fellows undertake academic research focused upon the UK cultural sector supported by AHRC. 

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Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is a founding supporter of the Cultural Governance Alliance and supports the Clore Leadership Governance Programme. 

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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office supports International Fellowships through its Chevening Scholarships.

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Clore Duffield Foundation

The Clore Duffield Foundation generously supports Clore Leadership to deliver 

Clore Leadership was initiated in 2003 by the Clore Duffield Foundation, and is sustained by a partnership between private philanthropy and public funding. 

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Creative Scotland 

Creative Scotland supports Fellowships and Course bursaries for exceptional leaders who live and work in Scotland

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Dancers’ Career Development (DCD) supports Dance Fellowships Bursaries.

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Esmée Fairbain Foundation

Esmée Fairbain Foundation generously supports programmes for early career leaders including Emerging Futures conference and bursaries for our courses. 

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The Gatsby Charitable Foundation

The Gatsby Charitable Foundation supports Theatre Fellowships. 

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Heritage Fund

NLHF is a founding supporter of the Cultural Governance Alliance and supports the Clore Fellowship as well as places on our Courses for heritage sector professionals. 

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Hong Kong Arts Development Council 

The Home Affairs Bureau of The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region through the Hong Kong Arts Development Council supports International Fellowships. 

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The Linbury Trust 

The Linbury Trust supports Dance Fellowships Bursaries.  

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The National Trust

The National Trust supports Fellowships for members of its staff who are looking to develop their leadership skills.