Culture Recovery Fund: Emergency Resource Support

Deadline 14th October 2021

The Emergency Resource Support fund is open to for-profit (commercial) and non-profit arts and cultural organisations who are at imminent risk of failure within twelve weeks of making an application. 

Your organisation must:

  • Demonstrate that they are at risk of no longer trading viably within twelve weeks of the point of application 
  • Have been sustainable before Covid-19 and have exhausted all other reasonable options for increasing their resilience
  • Demonstrate how this funding will allow them to return to financial viability (by no later than 31 December 2021) 

You can apply for a minimum of £25,000 and up to £3 million if you’re a non-profit organisation or up to £1 million if you’re a for-profit organisation.

Key dates

  • Thursday 8 July: Permission to Apply requests open
  • Thursday 15 July: Emergency Resource Support portal opens for applications
  • Thursday 30 September: Deadline to submit Permission to Apply requests
  • Thursday 14 October: Emergency Resource Support portal closes for applications

Click here for the Arts Council England website.