ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company COVID19 related resources
We know that during these unprecedented times it is essential that self employed artists are aware of the COVID19 related guidance and resources that are currently available. So we have collated as much information we can find and shared it on this page and will continue to update this regularly.
We hope these links are useful and if you see anything that you think should be included here, please just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
INFORMATION & RESOURCES
Arts Council England Emergency measures and funding
You can find out more about what Arts Council England is doing to support artist, organisations and the industry as well as being directed to useful links for government and non governmental support during this time – including grants, benefits, tax relief etc. Just follow this link.
Are you self-employed or a freelancer getting to grips with what Take a look at this roundup of support available from government and other professional bodiessupport is on offer to you?
Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grants
National Lottery Project Grants is our open access programme for arts, museums and libraries projects. The fund supports thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations.
HMRC self employed
We are happy and relieved to see that the government has just announced measures to support self employed people during this period. More details of this can be found here.
London Community Response
London’s funders are working together to provide coordinated funding to support groups responding to the needs of communities in the capital affected by the covid-19 pandemic and have announced further funding support – wave 2 has two funding programmes that are taking applications now.
East Meets West
Resource page for Midlands’ independent theatre sector to help deal with COVID-19.
Culture In Quarantine Fund
Are you interested in creating a piece of work based on self isolation? As part of a wider collaboration between BBC Arts with Arts Council England a new fund – Culture In Quarantine – has been launched. It will support around 25 established England-based artists of any discipline to produce new works in creative media – video, audio and interactive – is launching. To find out more visit this website.
Independent Theatre Council
Covid-19 Guidance for ITC Members & Useful Links
In light of the closure of many UK theatres due to the Covid-19 virus, leading theatrical charities have come together to centralise information about how and where you can access support if you work in the theatre industry. Visit theatresupport.info
Theatre Artist Fund
The Theatre Artist Fund have reopened applications, providing a second opportunity to apply for funding. The fund has been set up to provide emergency support for theatre workers and freelancers across the UK. The deadline to submit applications closes in 2 weeks, on Thursday 10th September. Full list of eligibility criteria on their website https://theatreartists.fund/
Below is a list of benevolent funds for different aspects of our industry that may be able to offer assistance during this time of crisis:
- Equity Charitable Trust (Actors)
- Actors Benevolent Fund
- The Artist General Benevolent Fund (Artists)
- Help for Musicians (musicians and music related roles)
- NABS (advertising and media industries)
- Live Events PSA Stagehand Welfare and Benevolent Fund