This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Coventry city of culture funding and ROI'.

Mr Mark House
Business Support
Resources Group
Warwickshire County Council
Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RL
Our ref: 7656948
Your ref: 
Date: 29 March 2022
Dear Mr House
Freedom of Information Act 2000
This request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I am writing to inform you that we have searched our records and some of the 
information you requested is not held by Warwickshire County Council.
WCC did not undertake a Return on Investment study in relation to the 
investment provided to City of Culture Trust and therefore cannot provide the 
information requested. The investment is being regularly monitored based on a 
series of key performance indicators which were agreed as part of the investment 
agreement and the final outcomes/benefits of the investment will be realised once 
the City of Culture Trust carry out a final evaluation of the entire programme.
I have detailed below the information that is held.
Please provide details of the funding given to the Coventry City of Culture or associated 
organisations and provide details of the Return on Investment study carried out on that 

The committed investment from WCC for City of Culture funding was £1m.
1st November 2020: £250k
28th February 2021: £250k
1st April 2021: £250k 

1st April 2022: £125k
31st March 2023: £125k
The investment is being regularly monitored based on a series of key 
performance indicators which were agreed as part of the investment agreement 
and the final outcomes/benefits of the investment will be realised once the City of 
Culture Trust carry out a final evaluation of the entire programme.
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Information Management
Shire Hall 
CV34 4RL 
If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to 
apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information 
Commissioner can be contacted at: 
The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, 
Cheshire, SK9 5AF. 
Phone: 0303 123 1113 
I will now close your request as of this date.
Yours sincerely
Sarah Winnett
Business Support Team Leader