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Fund title: Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Emergency funding for heritage organisations that were financially sustainable before Covid-19 but are now at imminent risk of failure and have exhausted all other options for increasing their resilience.

Application deadline:

30 September 2021 (Strand 1: Emergency Resource Support)

Fund description:

The Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage is part of the £1.57 billion rescue package announced by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to safeguard cultural and heritage organisations across the UK from the economic impact of COVID-19.

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is distributing £40 million of the third round of the Culture Recovery Fund.

This round of funding has two strands:

Strand One: Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage: Emergency Resource Support – for organisations that are in severe need and have not yet received support from the Culture Recovery Fund. Grants of between £10,000 and £1 million are available to support heritage organisations until the end of the year.

Strand Two: Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage: Continuity Support – for organisations that are in need and have already received support from the Culture Recovery Fund. Details to be published later in the year.

A range of heritage organisations can apply including local authorities, universities and other public-sector bodies that manage heritage sites, venues or attractions, as well as not-for-profit heritage organisations, private owners of heritage sites that are open to the public, and businesses in the heritage sector.

Further information:

https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/funding/culture-recovery-fund-emergency-resource