Coronavirus: Covid Recovery Programme for Heritage Individuals

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Grant funding for individuals working in the heritage sector whose income and earning potential been negatively impacted by COVID-19

The Department for Communities and the National Lottery Heritage Fund have launched the Covid Recovery Programme for Heritage Individuals. Grants of up to £2,000 are available to support self-employed and freelance individuals working across the heritage sector.

It is aimed at individuals who were trading viably before COVID-19, have exhausted all other reasonable financing options, and whose income and earning potential has been negatively impacted by the pandemic.

This could include:

  • conservators
  • builders
  • craftworkers
  • tour guides

Find more information on the scheme including detailed eligibility criteria and how to apply.

Applications are open until noon on Friday 28 January 2022.

Support webinar

You can find out more about the application process and ask questions at a support webinar taking place at midday on Monday 10 January 2022 - register your place now.


First published: 7 January 2022