Executive Board will be asked to:
a) Approve delivery of a one-year arts@leeds programme for 2023/24, supporting the transition toward a refreshed cultural funding programme.
b) Delegate authority to Director City Development to approve funding decisions for the one-year programme, 2023/24.
c) Approve the development of a refreshed three year Culture Investment Programme for 2024-27.
Development and adoption of the Cultural Investment Programme will be subject to open consultation and engagement with the sector and Executive Board approval in March 2023.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/06/2022
Decision due: 27 Jul 2022 by Executive Board
Lead director: Director of City Development
Department: City Development
Contact: Pam Johnson, Culture Officer 0113 378 7679 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of the review of the arts and cultural investment programme, Culture Programme Officers have completed consultation and informal briefings with colleagues across the council, sector and other funding agencies.
Executive Member for Economy, Culture and Education
Arts Council England
West Yorkshire Combined Authority
West Yorkshire local authorities – Wakefield, Calderdale and Kirklees
Members of the creative sector
Leeds Community Foundation
Voluntary Action Leeds
Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Economy, Culture and Education