Wind­fall for cre­ative idea

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

A TO­TAL of £360,000 of fund­ing has been awarded to Ar­gyll and Bute Coun­cil on be­half of the Ar­gyll and the Isles Cul­ture, Her­itage and Arts As­sem­bly (CHArts) to de­liver the Place Part­ner­ship Pro­ject to strengthen and grow the sec­tor in Ar­gyll and Bute.

The Na­tional Lot­tery has awarded £200,000 through Cre­ative Scot­land’s Place Part­ner­ship Fund­ing scheme, and a fur­ther £160,000 has been se­cured from the Ar­gyll and the Is­lands LEADER pro­gramme.

CHArts will work with prac­ti­tion­ers, events, venues and vol­un­teers to grow lo­cal cre­ative op­por­tu­ni­ties and es­tab­lish strong eco­nomic sus­tain­abil­ity.

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