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Further funding announced for arts community affected by lockdown

Fri, 22 Jan 2021


The Isle of Man Arts Council have once again announced an emergency resilience fund for the arts community affected by the current lockdown.

This funding will be made available on merit to anyone working or taking part in the creative industries, culture and arts communities on the Isle of Man and should be related to the Isle of Man Arts Council and Culture Vannin National Development Strategy for Culture and the Arts 2017-2027.   

The support will also to continue to provide a creative legacy from the Covid-19 crisis and follows the well-received resilience funding successfully provided in 2020.

IOMAC members, Laura Rowles and Jade Boylan both understand the difficulties being experienced within the creative community and the continued need for support.

Vice Chairman Laura said: “As the owner of a creative education business on the Island we have remained determined to be positive, and find new ways of working within the constraints of lockdown. Whilst the IOMAC Resilience Fund will hopefully provide financial support and relief, I hope that it will also encourage those in the creative industries to once again look at how they can adapt and reach new audiences. Hopefully this will create stronger businesses moving forward.”

Applications are now open, and will close on Friday 12th February 2021 and can be submitted via the grant form on the Isle of Man Arts Council website: www.iomarts.com. 


 

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