Grants to help UK museums, galleries, libraries and cultural organisations & festivals with visual arts focus, respond to immediate challenges connected to COVID-19 crisis
The Art Fund is providing Respond and Reimagine grants to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to immediate challenges connected to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, and offer support to adapt and reimagine ways of working for the longer-term future.These grants can provide practical support to fund what applicants need now.
- Planning for future activities.
All public museums, galleries, historic houses, libraries and archives in the UK are eligible to apply. Organisations that are a visual arts agency or festival are eligible to apply providing they can meet the above criteria and have a strong visual arts focus.Grants from £10,000 to £50,000 are available. The Art Fund will consider offering 100% funding.
The next deadline for applications is 6 July 2020, 17 August and 12 October 2020 and decisions are made within a month of each deadline.
The fund cannot support:
- Theatre, music, dance or other art forms.
- Applications from individuals, artists’ groups, commercial organisations, hospitals, places of worship, schools or higher education institutions, organisations with a focus on music, drama, dance and artforms outside the visual arts.
Details and on-line form at: https://www.artfund.org/supporting-museums/programmes/respond-and-reimagine-grants
The fund asks you to get in touch and let them know which round you might apply to or to ask any questions.