Support from Arts Council England

Details have been announced of a £160m fund to support organisations and individuals in the creative sector affected by the coronavirus.

Arts Council England has announced details of £160m of new financial support during this crisis, having re-purposed all its investment strands. The support breaks down as follows:

For both schemes publicly-funded is defined as organisations/individuals that have had experience of delivering work that was funded (directly or indirectly) by bodies such as Arts Council England, National Lottery Heritage Fund, National Lottery Community Fund, local authorities, universities, public sector bodies, trusts and foundations, libraries, etc. The organisation / individual needs to have been part of the delivery of publicly funded work, even if it didn’t directly apply for the funding themselves.For

There are two rounds for both schemeswith funding split equally between rounds:

  • Round 1 opens on 9 April with a deadline of 16 April
  • Round 2 opens on 16 April with a deadline of 30 April

You can only apply for one round.