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 4 of the Awards, click here.The recipients for Round 5 of the Awards will be announced in the summer.The closing date for the next round of the Awards will be announced soon.
Clore Social Leadership Programme: Applications for the 2014 Clore Social Fellowship are now open
The Clore Social Leadership Programme is now looking for its fifth cohort of Fellows.To be eligible, applicants must be working (or volunteering) in or closely with the wider social sector and will have demonstrated leadership potential in some of the work they have already undertaken. Applicants working internationally for UK-based organisations are now eligible. Each Fellow benefits from a personalised leadership development programme.
Applications for the 2014 Fellowships are now open; the deadline for completed applications is midday on 10 June 2013.
For details of how to apply and to find out more about the programme, and the Clore Social Fellows, visit: Clore Social Leadership Programme.
Cultural Learning Alliance: response to the Henley Review
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. The CLA's response to the government on the Henley Review is available now – to see it, to sign-up to the CLA, and to download ImagineNation: The Case for Cultural Learning, visit the Cultural Learning Alliance website here.
The CLA is enabling a united cultural community to share ideas, information, evidence and influence. Follow the CLA on Twitter, Facebook or Linkedin.
Museum of the Year: Clore Award for Museum Learning
The Foundation is supporting a new Award as part of the Museum of the Year Prize: a £10,000 annual award for outstanding learning initiative. The winner will be announced on 4 June 2013. Click here for the Award winners for 2012.
A new building for the Jewish community
The new Jewish Community Centre for London – a project initiated by Dame Vivien Duffield in 2002 and supported by the Foundation – will open in September 2013. The Centre will be called JW3 and will be housed in a new building on the Finchley Road designed by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands. Visit the JCC Ventures website here.
New Clore Learning Spaces
The Foundation is giving £8.2 million to 11 cultural organisations across England to fund new Clore learning spaces designed by leading architects. The donations span museums, galleries, a royal palace and three theatres and will open between April 2011 and 2014. Click here to see the press release. Click here for an interactive map of all the Clore learning spaces.