Organisations in the culture and heritage sector can find out if they are eligible to apply for financial support from the Welsh Government’s £53 million Cultural Recovery Fund.

The following organisations can bid for a share the fund:

  • music venues
  • recording and rehearsal studios
  • heritage organisations and historic attractions
  • accredited museums and archive services
  • libraries
  • events and their technical support suppliers
  • independent cinemas
  • publishing sector

The latest funding is part of the Welsh Government’s package to support the culture and arts sectors which are coping with a dramatic loss of revenue as a result of the pandemic.

A separate element of the Cultural Recovery Fund, worth £27.5 million, is being delivered through the Arts Council of Wales to support theatres and galleries. This fund was launched 17 August 2020 with details available on the Arts Council’s website.

The online eligibility checker opens Tuesday, 1 September 2020 and the grant fund will be open for applications from in the week beginning 14 September 2020. The closing date for applications is 2 October 2020.

For further information please visit the GOV.Wales website.

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