Channel 4 to donate £1.5 million

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Channel 4 is to donate £1.5 million to the NFTS ‘to help boost and widen the pipeline of new industry talent in the creative industries’, the broadcaster has announced. One million pounds of the investment will help fund an expansion of the NFTS to accommodate its new Creative Industries Skills Academy. A further £500,000 will fund a Channel 4 bursary scheme to run over five years which will enable 20 students a year from socially disadvantaged backgrounds, particularly in the Nations and Regions, to study at the school. To read more, click here.