Culture Resilience Fund

Help for museums, libraries, archives and professionals affected by coronavirus

The Cultural Resilience Fund provides help with urgent short-term pressures to

  • museums
  • collections
  • self-employed conservation services, for example conservators and curators
  • archives
  • libraries

To apply email CultureAndSport.Covid19@gov.wales with an outline of your requirements (no more than 200 words).


Arts Resilience Fund

£7m Arts Resilience Fund is available to help artists and culture organisations affected by the coronavirus

Working with the Arts Council, this fund will support artists and arts organisations most in need and least likely to benefit from other support programmes. The support initiatives available:-

Urgent Response Fund for Individuals
For freelance artists and creative practitioners experiencing immediate financial difficulty due to Coronavirus.
First round of applications will start from Tuesday 14 April until 20 April 2020.

Stabilisation Fund for Individuals
For freelance artists and creative practitioners trying to survive the threat to their livelihoods caused by Coronavirus.
Applications will open from Friday 29 May until Monday 15 June 2020.

Stabilisation Fund for Organisations
For arts organisations working in the non-profit sector in Wales who are experiencing immediate financial difficulty due to Coronavirus.
Applications will open from Tuesday 21 April until Friday 8 May 2020.

For full guidance and further information on how to apply:-
Contact: Grants@arts.wales
Website: https://arts.wales/funding/coronavirus
Social Media: @Arts_Wales


Sport Wales

Sport Emergency Relief Fund

To support the smallest and most vulnerable sports organisations with cash flow and other critical issues. This grant programme is administered by Sport Wales. 

For further information on how to apply:
Contact: emergencyrelief@sport.wales
Website: https://www.sport.wales/
Social media: @sportwales

Sport Resilience Fund

This will be used to support sports clubs and partner networks who are so vital in ensuring the nation is able to remain active and enjoy all the health and wellbeing benefits that sport brings, the fund will be led by Sport Wales.  

For further information on how to apply will be outlined by Sport Wales in the coming weeks when the fund goes live:

Website: https://www.sport.wales
Social media: @sportwales