News items about some of the collective activities undertaken by NGCV or about the NGCV partnership are shared here for information. We hope that you find these of interest.
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Anthony Baker is chairing NGCV Skills, a new collaborative approach to training, skills and employment. The first major initiative is with Ingeus UK, delivering the first skills project in the country to be funded through Local Response Fund .
In October 2013, all 10 NGCV members received the highest accolade in the country for Equality and Diversity: The Equality Standard Gold Award, demonstrating their ongoing commitment to champion fair and inclusive access to cultural venues.
An Independent Economic Assessment of ‘Culture Matters’ - ten of the North East’s leading cultural organisations – has shown that £4.06 of GVA is generated within the region for every pound of subsidy received. Click on the heading to read the full article.
NGCV organisations achieved the national Industry Green standard in November. All 10 organisations have worked individually and collectively to improve environmental efficiency and to become greener and more sustainable.
NGCV cited as an example of positive collaboration in the North of England, in an article by Alison Clark-Jenkins (Regional Director North, Arts Council England) for The Guardian's online Cultural Professionals Network. Click here to read the article.
NGCV Creative Programmers joined forces with others from the North East Venues groups and local festivals on 20th April to host the first ever regional Passionate about Talent event.