Art Fund: Respond & Reimagine

Arts & Culture Covid 19

Art Fund’s Respond and Reimagine grant awards funding from £10,000 to £50,000 to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to immediate challenges connected to the Covid-19 crisis, and offer support to adapt and reimagine ways of working for the future.

The following organisations – UK public museums, galleries, historic houses, libraries and archives – are eligible to apply:

  • ordinarily have spaces for the public to visit and experience the visual arts or other object-based collections. This could include natural history, maritime and transport, archaeology and social history.
  • can demonstrate that you usually operate to best practice standards or have a good track record in delivering high quality public activity.

If you are an organisation that is a visual arts agency or festival, you are welcome to apply providing you can meet the above and have a strong visual arts focus. Theatre, music, dance or other art forms are not able to apply.

Priority areas for support are Audiences, Collections, Digital and Workforce. These grants can provide practical support to fund what you need now. This could relate to costs connected to re-opening, such as staffing, equipment or training, or planning for future activities.

You can apply for 100% of the funding you require.

Deadline:

There are three funding rounds for these grants:

  • Round 1: Apply by Monday 6 July 2020. Decision by 31 July 2020
  • Round 2: Apply by Monday 17 August 2020. Decision by 21 September 2020
  • Round 3: Apply by Monday 12 October 2020. Decision by 9 November 2020

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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