Who can apply: Cultural organisations based in England that are properly constituted and were registered at Companies House and/or Charity Commission no later than 28 February 2017. Local Authorities, Universities and other Public Sector bodies who run or maintain cultural services can also apply.
What you can apply for: This funding is to ensure that, by 31 March 2021, successful applicants are either fully or partially reopened, or operating on a sustainable, cost efficient basis, so that they are able to reopen at a later date.
The aim of the Culture Recovery Fund is to help maintain England’s cultural ecology by supporting culturally significant organisations which were financially sustainable before Covid-19 but are now at imminent risk of failure and have exhausted all other options for increasing their resilience. The central aims of the fund are to enable cultural organisations to:
Organisations should only propose to deliver activities that are good value for money with social distancing in place, and that do not entail significant financial risk.
The application: The application will be via Grantium. You will need to answer a set of questions and provide mandatory attachments as evidence.
Questions in the application:
Round One: opens 10 August, closes 21 August 2020
Round Two: opens 21 August, closes 4 September 2020
Grant size: between £50,000 and £3m (repayable finance to be available for those needing over £3m)
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