Statistics, evaluation and research
The Private Investment in Culture Survey, commissioned from research consultancy MTM, investigates the role individual giving, business investment and trusts and foundations play in funding arts and culture in England. The report uses latest available figures from 2015-18.
In a study project conducted by the Ministry of Education and Culture in 2017–2018, the Digital Public Relations of Cultural Institutions charted the interaction between cultural institutions and audiences in digital environments. The aim of the study was to gather information on current practices and challenges of cultural institutions, to increase the debate on digital public relations and cooperation between cultural institutions, and to provide guidelines for future development needs.
This guide, created in partnership with The National Archives, helps organisations working within or alongside libraries and archive services advocate for their work within the context of local authority planning.
The recent survey of creative professionals we commissioned with our NZ On Air colleagues, through Colmar Brunton, has done what research is intended to do – shine a light on an area that was hard to see in detail and reveal some hard facts.
These guidelines and tools are to assist those working in regional communities achieve a more rewarding level of involvement in cultural activities. They show how to strengthen decisions, build productive partnerships and develop positive outcomes for both local hosts and visitors to rural, regional and remote Australia.
Today, the European Commission is releasing the results of the 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), which monitors Europe's overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness.