Clore Prize winners announced
To conclude the Foundation's 50th anniversary celebrations, eight projects submitted by Clore Cultural and Clore Social Fellows have been announced as Clore Prize winners. The winners of the top £100,000 Prize are Jamie Beddard and Claire Hodgson, founders of Extraordinary Bodies, the UK's only permanent integrated circus company made up of disabled and non-disabled performers. For a full list of the winners, click here.
Ten new Clore Learning Spaces announced
To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, the Foundation has announced 10 new Clore Learning Spaces taking the number across the UK to 50. The new donations span urban and rural locations, large and small organisations from fossil collections to art, craft, ballet and music and the Foundation's first within a school. Click here for more details. For a map of the full 50 Clore Learning Spaces click here.
The Foundation has created two Leadership programmes, the Clore Leadership Programme for the cultural sector, launched in 2004, and the Clore Social Leadership Programme, launched in 2009. A publication celebrating the 10th and 5th anniversaries of the two programmes can be found here.
Clore Poetry and Literature Awards
The Awards are open to schools, colleges, community groups and other arts/cultural organisations, and fund poetry and literature initiatives for under 19s costing between £1,000 and £10,000. Click here for more details. To see the list of recipients for Round 6 of the Awards, click here. The closing date for Round 7 of the awards is Friday 6 March 2015.
Cultural Learning Alliance
The Foundation is a supporter of the Alliance, a collective voice working to ensure that all children and young people have meaningful access to culture.To sign-up to the CLA, and to download ImagineNation: The Case for Cultural Learning, visit the Cultural Learning Alliance website here. Follow the CLA on Twitter, Facebook or Linkedin.
A new building for the Jewish community
JW3, the new Jewish Community Centre for London - a project initiative by Dame Vivien Duffield – is now open. For more information click here.