Well, after talking to our partners and participants (see photo) over the last year, Skippko staff and trustees have been working together to submit an application to Arts Council England for an ambitious three year programme of work starting April 2023. Skippko is bidding to become a National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) to work with partners across Leeds to deliver a fantastic £240,000 programme of projects, create a brand new community art hub & studio in Holbeck, support new artists emerging from our workshop communities and set up a Skippko Advisory Council which will guide us in the years ahead. Decision is October 2022….finger crossed please:)