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Digital R&D Fund for the Arts Evaluation

Sam Mitchell

Following the completion of the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts at the end of 2015, Arts Council England, Nesta and the Arts and Humanities Research Council has published a number of evaluation reports in relation to the Fund.

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Launching the Digital Arts and Culture Accelerator

Anna Dinnen, Sam Mitchell and Paul Glinkowski

Arts Council England and Nesta are excited to announce the Digital Arts and Culture Accelerator. This is a pilot programme to explore whether a tech accelerator model can transfer into the arts and cultural sector, to support innovative new ideas from organisations that do not ordinarily take on commercial or social investment.

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An accelerator for the arts

Tim Plyming

Working in partnership Nesta and Arts Council England are providing a further stage of support for up to 10 of the 52 projects in the form of an accelerator. This intervention is designed specifically to help projects become ‘investment ready’ with the aim of attracting new forms of finance beyond traditional routes.

Data Guide

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Data Guide available for download

16 page guide to making more of your data

Business Models Guide

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Business Models Guide available for download

16 page guide to increasing your reach and income

Accessibility Guide

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Accessibility Guide available for download

16 page guide to making more accessible experiences

Mobile Guide

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Mobile Guide available for download

16 page guide to making more of your mobile data

Our 2015 Magazine

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Making Digital Work

One of five toolkits to help the cultural sector utilise technologies

Mobile, Social & Place

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Understanding mobile, social & place

Ali Hossaini explores the idea of digital place-making for venues

Museums and R&D

Popular Guide

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DIY R&D

An exploration of sixteen key building blocks to successful Digital R&D projects

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R&D Fund Glossary

Words, concepts and tools that have been important to the R&D Fund projects so far. Defined.

Completed Projects