Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Some of our services have temporarily stopped or changed. See our Changes to Council services page for services’ status and our Coronavirus updates section for latest information.

Support for cultural,heritage and charitable organisations

Support for Cultural Organisations

Arts Council England

ACE has emergency funding available for organisations and individuals in the cultural sector that need it during this crisis, and has also changed funding requirements for individuals and organisations currently in receipt of ACE funding, to help alleviate pressure on them, as far as possible.

Details of funding support available from Arts Council England can be found on their Covid-19 support page.

Support for Heritage Organisations

National Lottery Heritage Fund

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has launched a Heritage Emergency Fund to support the UK heritage sector as an immediate response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Details of funding support available from the National Lottery Heritage Fund can be found on their Our support for the heritage sector in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis news article.

Support for Charities

Kent Community Foundation

The Kent Community Foundation has launched a Coronavirus Emergency Fund. The aim of the fund is to help smaller organisations to sustain themselves at this time, allowing them to carry on their work across Kent & Medway.

The Kent Community Foundation has also been given a pot of emergency funding from the National Emergencies Trust (NET). NET are particularly keen to support projects on the Coronavirus front-line with this funding and are able to consider requests from larger organisations with income up to £1m.

Please see further details on their Coronavirus Emergency Fund page.

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