Budgeting

The resources in this section are meant to help you to create and understand budgets from an arts management perspective. They comprise practical information about commissioning, preparing contracts, and provide advice for exhibition remuneration. You can access updated artist pay rates and guides on how to save money and energy for your projects. In addition, you will find examples and templates: Budgets, cash flows and financial planning tools for different sectors of arts management. Listed below are also links to build fundraising skills and to access information about innovative and new ways of funding. Download a basic budget template here.

 

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About (II)
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Intelligence
Toolkit
http://www.bbk.ac.uk/study/2020/postgraduate/programmes/TMAAPLMN_C
Industries
Report
This report introduces a new experimental approach to understanding the clustering of
UK creative industries businesses. By using data from the websites of 200,000 creative industries businesses and organisations, it identifies creative ‘microclusters’ at street, neighbourhood, and town level exploring the UK’s creative clusters and microclusters in greater detail through a representative survey of 976 creative industries businesses. Researcher identified 709 creative microclusters in the UK, a significant number of which (247) are found outside the 47 clusters which have been identified in previous research at the commuter 'level'.
https://www.pec.ac.uk/assets/publications/PEC-Creative-Radar-report-November-2020.pdf
Intersectionality
Report
Where Am I? Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Role Models in Performing Arts? research project explores the importance of BAME role models for developing a more diverse workforce. It also looks into concerns of Arts Council England and other key sector bodies and a growing public recognition. The overall aim of this study is to facilitate change, and start vital conversations and generated insights that accelerate a diverse workforce and see confident, adaptive and resilient BAME workers and leaders across the cultural sector.
https://www.cloreleadership.org/sites/cloreleadership.org/files/suzanne_gorman_bame_role_models.pdf
Industries
Report
The Contribution of Arts and Culture Industry to the UK Economy report based on data gathered from the Office of National Statistics. This is the fourth iteration of a study first undertaken in 2013, with subsequent updates in 2015 and 2017. Additionally, this report contains an overview of a subset of the arts and culture industry by considering National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs).
https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/download-
Intersectionality
Report
First Peoples: Indigenous Engagement in Museums and Galleries policy papers focus on key elements for change, including: reimagining representation; embedding indigenous values in Museum and gallery Business; increasing indigenous opportunity; the two-way of taking care of cultural material; and connecting with indigenous communities, aiming to evolve away from Eurocentric foundations.
https://apo.org.au/node/236186
Industries
Report
Counting What Counts: What Big Data Can Do For The Cultural Sector report argues that it is time for a change in the approach of arts and cultural bodies towards data, particularly ‘big data’. This report aims to set the issues in a wider strategic context. The overall objective is to help senior cultural decision-makers to understand the importance and urgency of the need to think differently about the potential of big data and to encourage them to set in train changes to the environment, the metrics and the skills to make the most of big data and to harness its potential.
http://creative-blueprint.co.uk/library/item/counting-what-count-what-big-data-can-do-for-the-cultural-sector
Industries
Report
Because the Night report sets out why the night-time economy is important for the UK's creative industries. Recently they are under treat due to change in development, noise and planning regulations. This report highlights various roles that night-time economy plays within creative industries such as finding audiences, generating a local creative network, attracting talent to towns and cities, developing skills, and providing infrastructure.
https://www.creativeindustriesfederation.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/NightTimeEconomy_V9.pdf
Innovation
Toolkit
Development Impact & You toolkit outlines how to invent, adopt and adapt ideas that can deliver better result. It is designed for practitioners, working in development sector. It displays the tools with their key reference, which helps reader to trace back their origins and dive deeper into other publications about their application.
https://diytoolkit.org/media/DIY-Toolkit-Full-Download-A4-Size.pdf
Industries
Report
Mapping the Value Chain report displays the different value chains for the visual arts, performing arts, cultural heritage, crafts, book publishing, music, film, TV and broadcasting as well as multimedia. The study also examines how the competitive position of cultural and creative sector is affected by digitisation. Based on the analysis and supported by an online crowdsourcing process with experts and stakeholders, it also puts forward recommendations to policy-makers on what is needed for the Cultural and Creative Sectors in today's digital world.
https://publications.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/4737f41d-45ac-11e7-aea8-01aa75ed71a1
Identity
Toolkit
Policy on Belonging Kit identifies the chief cultural deficit in the USA is sense of belonging, and aims to invest in belonging and cultural citizenship via this toolkit. The toolkit was developed by the people-powered US Department of Arts and Culture (USDAC) after the 2016 election. USDAC launched Standing for Culture Democracy platform which addresses many issues that stand in the way of cultural democracy, offering powerful policies and interventions to create culture shift.
http://www.emergingsf.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Policy-on-Belonging-Toolkit.pdf
Industries
Data Set
The Creative Capital Index is a system for assessing the realised and hidden potential of cities within the sphere of the new economy. The pilot version of the Index, launched in 2016, included nine Russian cities: Moscow, St Petersburg, Voronezh, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk and Tyumen. In 2017 Veliky Novgorod, Kaliningrad, Vladivostok, Perm, Ufa and Omsk were added to the Index. In 2018, the number of cities reached 20 with the inclusion of Krasnoyarsk, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Ulyanovsk and Chelyabinsk. 
http://creativecapitalindex.com/
Identity
Report
Valuing Diversity: The Case for Inclusive Museums report captures voices and perspectives from across the museum sector and beyond on the subject of diversity in museums at the present moment. This report focuses on the experience of working in museums for people who self-identify as from a diverse background, and also their reflections, suggestions and recommendations for change.
https://www.museumsassociation.org/download?id=1194934
Industries
Report
Cultural Participation and Inclusive Societies is a thematic report based on Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy. Drawing on data collected within the Indicator Framework, it explores what links, if any, exist between a population’s cultural participation and the commonly identified characteristics of an open, inclusive society, such as tolerance and trust, in order to trace potential paths for policy and action. As an appendix, it displays the Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy which might be useful for any research with regards to access to culture.
https://rm.coe.int/cultural-participation-and-inclusive-societies-a-thematic-report-based/1680711283
Industries
Case Study
Enabling Crossovers -Good Practices in the Creative Industries presents 36 examples of policy and practice that may serve as inspiration for networking, collaboration and policy making, linking to the creative industries in Asia and Europe. Specific focus rests on four areas: creative skills, creative entrepreneurs, creative cities, sustainability and quality of life.
http://www.asef.org/images/ASEF_Publication_EnablingCrossovers.pdf
Industries
Policy Paper
Industrial Strategy- Creative Industries Sector Deal is a white paper outlines the UK Government's commitment to invest to the lifecycle of creative businesses including: the places of the future by funding leading creative clusters to complete globally; the technologies and content of the future via research into augmented reality and virtual reality; and the creative skills of the future via a careers programme that will open up creative jobs to people of every background.
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/695097/creative-industries-sector-deal-print.pdf
Industries
Report
Independent Review of the Creative Industries outlines key recommendations on how the Creative Industries can underpin the UK’s future economic growth. The recommendations primarily concentrate on harnessing intellectual property, innovation, talent and screen industries, along with being more active in Research and Development and international trade grounds.
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/649980/Independent_Review_of_the_Creative_Industries.pdf
Industries
Report
The Creative Economy Outlook report includes profiles for 130 economies and highlights potential opportunities for developing countries to increase their production, exports and share in creative industries markets. The report makes the point for increased public and private sector investment in creative industries. It outlines trends in the world trade of creative goods and, for the first time, services by country for the period 2005 to 2014, and provides an outlook on the global creative economy for the period 2002 to 2015.
https://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/ditcted2018d3_en.pdf
Intersectionality
Report
Minority Report Race and Class in the post- Brexit Britain report aims to analyse and understand how race and class interact – notably by interrogating the persistence and extent of intergenerational inequalities on the grounds of race and class, and examining how those inequalities are then unjustly supported by racist and classist attitudes and behaviours. The contributors of chapters underline the need for a more informed analysis which can lead to building of shared interests among the multi- racial working class, It also raises arguments for policy makers, such as including the voices of BAME working class in order to respond class- based and race- based inequalities.
https://www.runnymedetrust.org/uploads/publications/pdfs/Race%20and%20Class%20Post-Brexit%20Perspectives%20report%20v5.pdf
Intersectionality
Report
Equality and Diversity within Arts and Cultural Sector in England report establishes a baseline of data, evidence and research about equality and diversity across the arts and cultural sector. It offers a snapshot of current trends and challenges across four key themes: arts and cultural audiences, arts and cultural participation, workforce, and access to finance. The evidence presented in this report highlights the inter-related nature of influences, drivers, motivations and barriers to facilitating the participation and engagement of protected groups across the breadth of the arts and cultural sector offer. as a result, it suggests adopting a data and policy-driven approach has the potential to over-simplify the practical and psychological obstacles that need to be addressed to work towards equality of opportunity for all
https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/download-file/Equality_and_diversity_within_the_arts_and_cultural_sector_in_England.pdf
Intersectionality
Report
Supporting Diversity in Craft Practice Through Digital Technology Skills Development report examines the creative drivers and some of the challenges facing black and minority ethnic women workers in the UK specifically in relation to their online profile and presence. It highlights the significance of cultural background and family in craft practice; the challenges of using social media for BAME women workers; finally opportunities and positive aspects of social media use for them.
https://craftexpertise.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Supporting-Diversity-in-Craft-Practice-report-March-2019.pdf