Does where you get your money from affect how you see it? Are we too dependent on grants? Public funding is reducing, with ramifications for cultural organisations as well as social and development programmes.
Business, too, has long relied on grants to fund a step in innovation. But is this public funding in business holding us back? Do we need to be more creative with sourcing funding if we’re to make a big leap forward? Is it harder to find funding up North, do we need to think a little bit more creatively? Where do you get advice? Are local authority or business support programmes useful for this?