Posted on: 04/11/2022
This funding and status represent a historic turning point for Magpie Dance and endorsement of our work and legacy of the past 35+ years. This funding will allow us to pursue our mission to enable people with learning disabilities to reach their full personal, social, and artistic potential through dance and continue to expand our reach, partnerships and profile within and outside of our sector.
We are grateful to the Arts Council for this support and its commitment to ensuring broad distribution of cultural investment to diverse communities across the country and beyond.
Magpie Dance’s Co-CEO's, Alison Ferrao and Laura Graham said:
“We are thrilled and honoured to be awarded NPO status by Arts Council England; recognising Magpie Dance’s achievements and the amazing work we undertake; benefiting children, young people and adults with learning disabilities. This is testament to our wonderful team and talented dancers who never cease to amaze us.”
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