Art companies have secured £1.5million in funding.
Three West Sussex companies have received funding from Arts Council England.
The grant comes from the 2023-26 National Portfolio Organizations (NPO) and Investment Principles Support Organizations (IPSO) investment programs.
Over 1,700 organizations submitted applications for funding, not all of which were successful.
Arts Council England said today’s announcement will provide £446million a year in investment to bring arts, culture and creativity to more people, in more places across the country.
In West Sussex, three companies secured their first-ever Arts Council grants.
Sinoist Books, an independent publisher based in Horsham that publishes translated Chinese literature and contemporary fiction, will receive a total of £150,000 over the next three years.
AudioActive secures the largest amount of funding in the region, giving Worthing’s young people the opportunity to access and create music.
A spokesman for the nonprofit said: “This funding means we can plan for the long term and take more risks to grow and transform the lives of more young people through music.
“We are incredibly grateful to all past and present team members at AudioActive and all the people and partners who have helped us reach this milestone.”
The company will receive a grant of over £300,000 per year from 2023 to 2026.
The Posh Club in Crawley is a performance and social club for the elderly.
It receives a grant of £150,000 each year for a total of £450,000 over three years.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/23127395.west-sussex-arts-companies-secure-1-5m-funding/?ref=rss West Sussex arts companies secure £1.5million funding