Our Partners & Funders

Our Partners

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) is the Principal Funder of Arts & Business Northern Ireland. ACNI is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland. It provides the main support for artists and arts organisations, offering a broad range of funding opportunities through our exchequer and National Lottery funds.

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Statutory Information

Arts & Business Northern Ireland a company limited by guarantee (NI609126) registered in Northern Ireland and one wholly-owned subsidiary company, Arts & Business Northern Ireland Services Limited. Arts & Business Northern Ireland is a registered charity (XT31864). VAT number 123 344 840.

The registered office is Bridge House, 2 Paulett Avenue, Belfast BT5 4HD


The Directors of Arts & Business NI are: Dr Joanne Stuart OBE, Martin Bradley MBE, Dan Gordon, Neil Holland, Michael Johnston, Tony Kennedy OBE, June McCluskey, Maureen McLaughlin, Cecil Russell, Jaime Steele and Gráinne Walsh.

Chief Executive - Mary Nagele

Company Secretary- Michael Johnston

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Our Funders & Partners

Arts & Business is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.