Decision details

National Portfolio Organisation funding 2023 to 2026

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider the report on the new funding agreements with the National Portfolio Organisations.




RECOMMENDED that Council approve:-


(1)   approve the funding in accordance with the table below:



Annual Funding

Exeter Phoenix

£75,000 plus £51,000 rent grant

Exeter Northcott Theatre


Exeter UNESCO City of Literature


Libraries Unlimited



£147,000 plus £51,000 rent grant


(2)   approve the new service level agreements for 2023-26 based on the agreed National Portfolio Organisations business case for delivery; and

(3)   note the three year commitment and annual reviews to take into account the Council’s financial position.


Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.




Report author: Jon-Paul Hedge

Publication date: 09/02/2023

Date of decision: 07/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2023 - Executive

Accompanying Documents: