Arts Council England funding of National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) for jazz 2014/2018

 Arts Council England funding of National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) for jazz 2014/2018

National Portfolio Organisations for jazz NPO

funding

14/15

£

NPO

funding

15/16

£

% increase or (decrease) on 14/15 NPO

funding

16/17

£

% increase or (decrease) on 15/16 NPO

funding

17/18

£

% increase or (decrease)

On 16/17

Total % increase or (decrease)

14/15

Emjazz 77,448 77,446 0 77,446 0 77,446 0 0
Jazz Services 287,028 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jazz North 190,000 190,000 0 190,000 0 190,000 0 0
Jazz re:freshed 0 95,795 100 95,795 0 95,795 0 100
J Night 51,648 68,749 33 68,749 0 68,749 0 33
Manchester Jazz Festival 90,522 90,522 0 90,522 0 90,522 0 0
National Youth Collective 128,880 124,690 (3.25) 124,690 0 124,690 0 (3.25)
National Youth Jazz Orchestra 52,972 125,000 235.9 125,000 0 125,000 0 235.9
Serious Events Ltd 452,778 452,778 0 452,778 0 452,778 0 0
Tomorrows Warriors 178,244 208,744 17.1 208,744 0 208,744 0 17.1
Jazz Lines

Performance Birmingham Ltd

80,464 80,464 0 80,464 0 80,464 0 0
Brownswood Music Ltd 0 89,000 100 89,000 0 89,000 0 100
Otto Projects 0 74,933 100 74,933 0 74,933 0 100
Total 1,473,987 1.678,121 13.8% 1.678,121 0 1.678,121 0 13.8%

Table 1. Source: Arts Council England

 Notes to table 1

 1 Jazz Services funds for 2014/15 are net of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra that was a NPO under the umbrella of Jazz Services.

2 Jazz North whilst technically not a NPO was funded as such

Notes to the National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) for jazz 2014/2018

The funding of the National Portfolio Organisations for 2015 to 2018 is compared to 2014/2015, the last year of the previous round. Please note only those organisations are included whose activity is a give or a take a percent, 100% jazz activity. They are the core jazz National Portfolio Organisations. Whilst the Turner Sims and other organisations such as the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and Bristol Music Trust do an invaluable job, jazz is merely a portion of their regular programming and not their core activity. As table 1 shows the increase in Grant in Aid for core jazz organisations is 13.8%. However as a percentage of total funding of NPOs opera is at 64% and jazz at 1.8%

Please note that of the funding of core jazz NPOs only 30.2% of the funds went to organisations outside of London. Organisations based in London received 69.8% of the total funding of £1.678 million.

In 2018/19, Opera will receive a total of £57.1 million of which 32.5% will be spent outside of London. Classical music will receive £19 million of which 55% is allocated to the English regions and jazz will receive a total of £1.6 million of which 30% is spent outside of London. For the avoidance of doubt 3.4 million people attend classical music concerts, 2.1 million people attend jazz concerts and 1.7 million people attend opera.

Chris Hodgkins
23rd January 2018