The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released details of more than 2,700 organisations being offered nearly £400 million in grants and loans to help the culture and heritage sector reopen following COVID-19, with more than 70% of funding allocated outside of London.
The Culture Recovery Fund Grants Programme offered financial support for cultural organisations that were financially stable before Covid-19, but were at imminent risk of failure.
A Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet listing all 2,272 organisations provided with a Culture Recovery Fund grant can be found at the foot of the DCMS press release.
Awards to South West cultural organisations include:
o Activate Performing Arts Limited in West Dorset.
o Golden Tree Productions in Camborne and Redruth, Cornwall.
o Jazz Hands CIC in Torbay, Devon.
o Knowle West Media Centre in Knowle, Bristol.
o Living Spit Theatre in North Somerset.
o North Devon Council Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon.
o Strike A Light Combined Arts in Gloucester.
o The Plough Arts Centre in Great Torrington, Devon, and
o Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life, Devon.
Image: the recently extended Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon.