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Creative Freelancer Support Fund

by Adam Howarth, Editor
Creative Freelancers

Creative Freelancer Support Fund – Important Update

Please note – Temporary suspension to The Cultural Recovery Fund Freelancer Grant

The Welsh Government has temporarily suspended applications for the Creative Freelancer Support Fund. Applications for phase two will reopen shortly afterwards on Monday 19th October at 10am. The intention was always to deliver the Freelancer Grant over two phases to allow those freelancers more time to apply.

Creative FundThe duration of phase two will depend on the number of applications received by each local authority.

For more information, please visit the funding webpage.

Fund For Creative Freelancers Affected By Covid-19

Creative Freelancer Support Fund – People working in the cultural and creative sectors in Wales will be able to apply for their share of a £7 million fund. Correspondingly, this fund specifically targets the workers in the freelance sector hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

The fund will open for applications on Monday 5th October 2020 and will subsequently run over two phases.

Individuals can apply for a £2,500 grant. However, they should check their eligibility before the application process opens by visiting the eligibility checker.

Creative Freelancers

The fund will be open to freelancers in the sub-sectors of creative industries, and arts and heritage events whose work has direct creative or cultural outcomes.

Click on the links to find further guidance and frequently-asked questions.

Find out what advice and support are available to businesses in Wales at the present time by taking a look at the Business Wales Covid-19 support for business pages.

More important information on how the coronavirus restrictions are affecting business in NE Wales is available on our website here.

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