Charities, not-for-profit and public sector organisations can apply for funding to help save nationally important heritage assets at risk of loss due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The National Heritage Memorial Fund’s Covid-19 Response Fund will support a broad range of heritage, from fine and decorative arts to museum collections and archives, historic buildings and land, and items of industrial, transport and maritime heritage.
£20 million is available to support UK organisations, with an additional £20 million available to those in England.
Successful applications could include:
- acquisition costs
- urgent conservation works necessary as a result of COVID-19
- fixed term support to enable heritage assets to be sustainably rehomed
- interim safeguarding costs and investment in permanent solutions to support heritage assets for the long term
The fund will remain open to applications until the end of April 2023. There are no deadlines for applications.