Art Fund Respond and Reimagine Grants

Published date: 
Monday, 22nd June 2020

Aims/priorities: The funding is intended 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. The grants can provide practical support to fund what applicants need now. If an organisation is experiencing an immediate crisis with no alternative sources of funding, The Art Fund can consider offering emergency support to help organisations manage during this difficult period.

Who can apply? All public museums, galleries, historic houses, libraries and archives in the UK are eligible to apply. Applicants must:

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
Demonstrate that they usually operate to best practice standards or have a good track record in delivering high quality public activity.

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.

Grant amount: Between £10,000 and £50,000

Application process: Applicants must register on the Art Fund website to access the online application form.

Deadline: 6 July 2020.

Contact information: Tel 020 7225 4800 Email

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