The Core at Corby Cube is pleased to have received positive news today, with its level of funding from Arts Council England maintained at its current level for 2018-2022. This equates to £140,812 per year for the four year agreement, taking effect from April 2018.
Chief Executive, Martin Sutherland commented: “We are pleased that Arts Council England are maintaining The Core’s status as a National Portfolio Organisation with its current level of funding, and we look forward to working with all involved to develop audiences and increase opportunities for the people of Corby and the surrounding area.”
Nick Walker, Director of The Core, added: “This funding news acknowledges the impact that The Core is making on its community and the hard work and dedication of our staff and volunteers. I’d like to take the opportunity to thank our audiences and participants for their continued support as we move ahead.”
Last year The Core welcomed more audience members than ever before to see live performances, and in total reached 55,020 people through all its activities. The organisation’s local economic impact has also increased, rising from £3.2 million to £3.4 million.