XpoNorth cancel its annual conference due to COVID-19 but sees an acceleration on its digital provision to support creatives
Claim a grant through the coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme
XpoNorth Podcast #002: Sarah Burns
XpoNorth: RemoteControl #001
COVID-19 Coronavirus Resources
Working Differently: Examples
XpoNorth Podcast #001: Eric Turnnessen, MemberMouse
XpoNorth Announce Heritage HangOuts
XpoNorth Museum and Heritage Support Programme
A Culture Strategy for Scotland
Transmission Fund open from Help Musicians UK
The Transmission Fund provides grants of £500 - £1,500 to fund opportunities that focus on developing your creative practice and furthering your professional development at a crucial point in your career.
The Third Sector Resilience Fund (TSRF) is part of a £350m support package for the sector as a response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
TSRF will support charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises across the third sector who are at risk of closure due to a sharp decrease in income or that are unable to deliver their services during this difficult period.
Facebook Small Business Grants Program
Facebook are offering $100 million in cash grants and ad credits to help businesses in need of financial support due to Covid-19.
UKFT Announce Wool Innovation Prize
The Wool Innovation Prize is an annual competition aimed at individuals using wool in an innovative way in a commercially-viable application with the winner receiving a prize of up to £10,000 together with a merit certificate.
Bid to Revive Weaving in Orkney
India Johnson has set up a new social enterprise, Orkney Cloth Company, to revive weaving in Orkney. She has set up a Crowdfund campaign in order to raise funds for a double width loom, so that weaving can continue once again on the island.
Drawing from Life: The Artist Educator: A one-day symposium at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre
To celebrate Taigh Chearsabhagh hosting the Donald Smith - Eileanach : Islander exhibition, this one-day symposium creates an opportunity to explore the continued attraction for artist educators to live and work in rural island communities in Scotland.
Association of Independent Museums Grants
AIM administers grants for museums to help AIM members with a variety of needs including training, conservation and development.
Nesta Arts & Culture Impact Fund
A £20 million fund offering loans of between £150,000 and £1 million to help arts, cultural and heritage organisations innovate and grow.
For the North Foundation launch £5000 grant
The For the North Foundation will see £5000 grants offered to businesses, charities and projects which aim to provide a genuine benefit to the communities they serve, or the wider environment. The theme of the grants will alter each time we open the Foundation for submissions, to ensure that we’re able to support a wide range of causes. These grants are not for personal gain, nor for the commercial gain of Northern Monk. This Foundation has been developed out of our passion and commitment to the North.
Natwest unveils £5bn coronavirus support package for small businesses
Natwest today said it will pledge £5bn of funding to support small and medium-sized businesses across the UK amid disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
UKFT Coronavirus Guidance
UKFT is preparing a series of guides to assist UK fashion and textile companies during the Coronavirus outbreak. This page will be updated as new guidance becomes available or the situation changes.
WRAP launches £1.5m Grant Fund to support textiles projects
WRAP is offering a total of £1.5 million in grants to support projects that provide innovative ways for textile waste to be recycled or re-used, keeping it out of landfill or incineration so that it remains a valuable resource. The money is part of Defra’s £18m Resource Action Fund, set up to support key priority policy areas.
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