New £25 Million Fund to Support Cultural Organisations – 9th November 2020 (UK)

The Garfield Weston Foundation has announced that its new £25 million fund to support mid to large scale cultural organisations that have been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic is now open for applications.

The fund is open to registered charities, CIOs or exempt organisations registered with the Charity Commission and operating within the UK.

The type of activities supported include:

  • Performing, visual and literary arts organisations
  • Arts centres
  • Independent cinemas
  • Accredited museums and galleries or museums/galleries working towards accreditation that are NOT run by local authorities
  • DCMS sponsored museums and galleries

Performing and visual arts organisations, arts centres, and accredited museums and galleries across the UK with a minimum income of £500,000 in a typical year, can apply for funding of £100,000 to £2 million each from the Weston Culture Fund to help them restart work, re-engage with audiences, adapt to changed circumstances, and generate revenue.

The deadline for applications is the 9th November 2020.

Useful Links:

Application Pack

Frequently Asked Questions

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