On 14 September 2020, the Welsh Government announced that the Cultural Recovery Fund will be open for applications from Wednesday 16 September 2020. Businesses across the cultural and creative industries will be able to bid for a share of £18.5 million funding.
The Eligibility Checker for the Cultural Recovery Fund has been live since 1 September, and the fund will close for new applications on 2 October.
A non-repayable grant of up to £150,000 (up to 100% of eligible costs) per organisation will be available via two application entry points:
- Under £10,000: quick process for smaller organisations based on eligible costs
- Between £10,000 to £150,000: more detailed process based on eligible costs.
There will also be a £7 million fund for freelancers to support individuals in the sector who have been impacted by the pandemic. The fund will open for applications on Monday 5th October. Individuals are asked to check their eligibility before the applications open by visiting Eligibility Checker for the Cultural Recovery Fund. More guidance on how to apply will be uploaded soon.
More information can be found here.