Firstly, from 1st September, organisations in the culture and heritage sector can find out if they are eligible to apply for financial support from the Welsh Government’s £53m Cultural Recovery Fund.
The new fund will see; 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 and the publishing sector being able to bid for a share of £18.5m.
Secondly, the latest funding is part of the Welsh Government’s £53m package. This is also to support the culture and arts sectors which are coping with a loss of revenue due to the pandemic.
The online eligibility checker opened on 1st September at 10am. Organisations will also be able to make applications for support from the fund from 14th September. The closing date for applications is 30th September.
Also, a separate element of the Cultural Recovery Fund, worth £27.5m, is being delivered through the Arts Council of Wales. This is to support theatres and galleries. This fund launched 17th August; details are available on the Arts Council website: https://arts.wales/funding/coronavirus
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