(via The Heritage Fund)

The Heritage Fund are providing a package of support for the heritage sector as a response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

This includes increased advice and support, longer-term skills and capacity building initiatives, and a £50 million Heritage Emergency Fund to provide emergency funding for those most in need.

The Heritage Fund are also currently developing longer-term support and more information on this will be available soon.

The Heritage Emergency Fund is accepting applications for funding from £3,000 to £50,000. The application form will be available from Wednesday 15 April and you will be able to apply until 30 June 2020.

The Heritage Fund are working closely with partners and stakeholders and will review this timescale in line with need and demand. A high demand for this fund is expected and the Heritage Fund will prioritise funding against the criteria listed on their website.

The application process is outlined on the Heritage Fund website here.