Freelands Foundation Emergency Fund

The Freelands Foundation has announced a £1.5 million Emergency Fund as part of a landmark commitment of £3m towards emergency funds for artists and freelance creative practitioners across the UK in urgent need of financial support as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Opening at 2pm on Thursday, 7 May, the new fund will offer grants of £1,500 to £2,500 per person, assessed by need, with £1 million allocated for distribution in England and £500k for individuals in Northern Ireland. This is in addition to the charitable company’s £1m contribution to the Creative Scotland Bridging Bursary and £500k donated to the Arts Council of Wales Urgent Relief Fund for Individuals. Further information and guidance on applying to the Freelands Foundation Emergency Fund is available here now.

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