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Arts Council England: Grants

Volume 492: debated on Tuesday 12 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much Arts Council England awarded in grants in (a) 2007-08 and (b) 2008-09. (273983)

[holding answer 8 May 2009]: Arts Council England has advised that the following has been awarded in grants in 2007-08. Figures for 2008-09 are currently being prepared and are not yet available.

£

Grant inaid 2007-08

Regularly Funded Organisations

314,916,000

Grants for the Arts-Individuals

9,729,000

Strategic Funding and Activities (Managed Funds)

16,273,000

Creative Partnerships

17,461,000

Other restricted funds

16,482,000

Lapsed and revoked commitments

-1,151,000

Total grant in aid funding grants

373,710,000

Lottery funding 2007-08

Grant commitments made in the year

99,551,000

Lapsed and revoked commitments

-8,655,000

Total lottery funding

90,896,000

Total grant funding

464,606,000