Sector: All CCs and cross-sectoral


New EYxGESAC study: Rebuilding Europe

The study will reveal the figures behind the immense size of Europe’s creative economy, the full impact of COVID-19, and how culture should play a central role it helping to rebuild Europe.


Funding | RESTART Schemes 2021

The COVID-19 Transition Arts Taskforce has led to the evolution of RESTART consisting of 12 arts investment and support schemes.


OECD online policy webinar series

Increasing the job creation potential of Cultural and Creative Sectors & SPOTLIGHT: Covid-19 and Music & the Night Time Economy, in collaboration with Glasgow City Region and Sound Diplomacy.



Black Girl Fest offers four grants to support Black women and non-binary UK-based creatives affected by Covid-19.


Transmediale 2021 – 2022 | A year-long Festival

The upcoming edition of transmediale will unfold via online and in-person events. This new expanded structure, formulated in response to COVID-19, will create a year-long engagement with the festival theme.

Tools & Resources

CULTUURLOKET: Webinars for the Corona crisis

A lot of questions arise on the corona line of Cultuurloket. That is why Cultuurloket has decided to organize various webinars around the topics ‘measures for the self-employed’ and ‘temporary unemployment’.

EUNIC Cluster Fund 2020: Results published

In reaction to the current COVID-19 crisis and the impact it has had on culture worldwide, this year’s call had a special focus on support to local cultural and creative scenes.


DISCE P2P Recovery Programme (PRP)

The DISCE P2P Recovery Programme (hereinafter referred to as “PRP”) was initiated to support the European cultural and creative sectors in this time of unprecedented challenge due to COVID-19.


Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme 2

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland have launched an Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme, with the aim to retain a vital workforce within the creative sector which is at risk of being lost as a result of Covid-19. Applications open on Thursday 17th December.

Policy Brief: CCIs engaging with Well-being and Health

This Policy Brief ‘Getting Better? CCIs Engaging with Well-being and Health: Building Inclusive Communities and Resilient Societies’ looks at the obstacles and opportunities and what actions or support measures are needed to facilitate increased cross-sectoral cooperation and innovation in this area.

Tools & Resources

Culture Beyond Covid web series

#CultureBeyondCovid is a new web series that looks ahead to the European cultural landscapes of tomorrow. Being highly affected by the ongoing pandemic, the cultural and creative sectors are in need of further support.

Tools & Resources

The impact of COVID-19 on diversity in the creative industries

As part of PEC’s research agenda on the industry’s response to COVID-19, they partnered with the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Creative Diversity to consult Industry Champions and APPG partners on the impact of the pandemic on diversity in their organisations and sectors.

Tools & Resources

Study on artists’ working conditions

The European Commission and stakeholders published a new study that sheds light on the status and working conditions of artists, cultural and creative professionals. The study looks at characteristics of employment of artists and cultural and creative professionals in EU Member States with regard to several topic, including the measures countering the Covid crisis.

Tools & Resources

Scottish Audience Intentions

As part of ongoing partnership, Creative Scotland asked The Audience Agency to design, analyse and report on a survey intended to inform on audience behaviours during, and beyond, the Covid-19 pandemic.

Research / Surveys

Creative & Cultural Skills Recruitment Trends Survey

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the cultural sector is experiencing and set to face further challenging times. This survey therefore seeks to collect data on the entry routes for new recruits currently supported by organisations in the cultural sector and the development of the talent pipeline through options such as apprenticeships, internships and work experience.

Tools & Resources


Baseline. is an initiative facilitated by Creative Kernow in partnership with the wider cultural sector including the Culture and Creative Industries team at Cornwall Council, to collect data about the impact of COVID-19 on the creative and cultural sectors in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly.