Funding is available for cultural organisations in England as they recover from the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and transition back to a viable and sustainable operating model.
The Culture Recovery Fund is provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and administered by Arts Council England. The fund is part of the Government’s £1.57 billion package to protect the UK’s culture and heritage sectors from the economic impact of COVID-19.
The second funding round of the Culture Recovery Fund: Grants programme seeks to support cultural organisations as they transition back to a viable and sustainable operating model during April-June 2021. A total of up to £250 million will be awarded in grants.
Applications will be accepted from arts and cultural organisations in England, including charitable and non-profit organisations as well as private organisations and commercial for-profit ventures.
The lead applicant should be properly constituted as an organisation and able to provide at least two years’ independently certified or audited financial statements.
The types of organisations that are eligible to apply include:
Grants of between £25,000 and £3 million are available.
The deadline for applications is noon on 26 January 2021.