Funding opportunities for creatives.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Is Launching a $25 Million ‘New Deal’-Style Program to Employ Local Artists With Public Commissions

The money will fund some 1,500 local artists in the “comeback of New York City,” the mayor says.

Italian Museums Open Again: The Big Plan To Restart The Cultural Sector

With the beginning of this week, and after months of closure, Italian museums, theaters and cinemas have reopened their doors in most of the country’s regions. And with a €6.7 billion ($8 billion) plan, Italy’s Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini is now intending to relaunch the entire sector. “Culture will give a great contribution to the country’s recovery,” he announced.

First Phase of American Rescue Plan Funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Announced

the National Endowment for the Arts announces more than $52 million in funding for state and jurisdictional arts agencies and regional arts organizations, the first recommended awards of the American Rescue Plan (ARP). These funds are designed to support the arts sector as it recovers from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Taike awards 7.2 million euros in third round of COVID-19 support

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) has awarded grants and subsidies to support the work of 1609 artists and 161 private traders in the third round of COVID-19 support. This funding was targeted towards professional artists, writers and art journalists who have lost work opportunities due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Support flows to restart Arts and Entertainment

Almost $15 million will flow immediately to support thousands of jobs in the arts and entertainment sector, as it continues to come back from the impacts of COVID-19, under the second tranche of grants from the Australian Government’s $200 million Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund.

Recovery support for the creative sector

In response to the significant impact the pandemic has had on businesses and individuals working in the creative industries, the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) is launching a new business support programme and grant fund for the cultural and creative sectors, as part of its Regional Recovery Plan.