Arts Council England (ACE) has confirmed the application timeline for organisations applying to the National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) and Investment Principles Support Organisation (IPSO) programmes. The application portal will open at noon, Monday 28 February and will close at noon, Wednesday 18 May. See the full timetable.
ACE has also published an Addendum to the Guidance for Applicants for both the NPO and IPSO programmes. It is essential that all applicants read this Addendum before making an application.
The Addendum sets out how the NPO and IPSO programmes will help deliver the Government’s Levelling Up agenda.
It’s important to note that this Addendum does not contain any changes to the eligibility criteria for either NPO or IPSO applicants, as already set out in the originally published Guidance for Applicants. Read the Addendum.