The latest round of Cultural Recovery Fund grants and loans have now been announced with £400 million to help more than 2,700 arts, culture, heritage organisations and independent cinemas survive and thrive.
Here are the details of more than 2,700 organisations being offered nearly £400 million in grants and loans to help the culture and heritage sector reopen and recover:
Most Science and Discovery Centres have been excluded from applying, however a handful that have museums within their wider Hands-on science operations or are housed in heritage buildings, have been able to apply.
In this round:
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre and Museum in Widnes has received a grant of £79,550 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen after being closed for almost 12 months.
Over £800 million in grants and loans has already been awarded to support almost 3,800 cinemas, performance venues, museums, heritage sites and other cultural organisations dealing with the immediate challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden, said:
“Our record breaking Culture Recovery Fund has already helped thousands of culture and heritage organisations across the country survive the biggest crisis they've ever faced.
Now we’re staying by their side as they prepare to welcome the public back through their doors - helping our cultural gems plan for reopening and thrive in the better times ahead."