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Evidence for Equality National Survey (EVENS)

Evidence for Equality National Survey (EVENS)

Aiming to document the lives of ethnic and religious minorities in a time of crisis, this major new survey will help understanding of the realities facing ethnic and religious minorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the first and largest of its kind in the UK and will collect data on how the pandemic is affecting minority groups, asking questions about education, employment and economic wellbeing, housing and your neighbourhood, social and political participation, health, ethnic and religious identity, and experiences of racism and discrimination. To take part you need to be aged 18 or over and identify as from an ethnic or religious minority group. If you are eligible, you will be sent a link to fill in the survey, or you can take part over the phone. If you complete the survey in full, you will receive a gift voucher.

Arts Council England – Impact of Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief (MGETR)Survey

To help understand the impact of Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief (MGETR) on organisations, Arts Council England are asking organisations to complete this survey.  Responses to this survey will help Arts Council England and partners evidence the impact that Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief has on organisations, ahead of the Spring Statement on 3 March. Survey closes Monday 25th January 2021.

Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief: An open Letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak

CVAN have organised an open letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak  about the importance of the Museums and Galleries Exhibitions Tax Relief on the Visual Arts and how to support an art form that plays a central role in the UK’s economy and society. Please share with your networks & especially with your local MP. Read the full letter here:

Culture at Risk Register Survey- January 2021

The Mayor of London's Culture at Risk Office are reaching out to all building-based cultural and creative organisations that have registered with their office during the COVID-19 pandemic to find out how well the Government's support packages are addressing their needs at this point in the crisis. Most importantly, they are looking to hear what support you might need with regards to applying to DCMS Culture Recovery Fund Round 2, distributed by Arts Council England, with a deadline on 26 January. Please let them know by completing this very short survey, before Monday 18 January.

Creative Industries Federation – COVID-19 Creative Industries Impact Survey

Creative Industries Federation are seeking input to give collective voice about the impact of COVID on the creative industries for both organisations and individuals. Take the survey here.

Cultural Learning workforce survey – organisations

The Cultural Learning Alliance exists to champion a right to arts and culture for every child. To do this they need a vibrant workforce to deliver cultural learning. If you are employed or were employed in 2020 by an organisation, please fill in this survey of 19 questions about any redundancy risks or cuts to contracts for cultural learning in your organisation.

Freelancers Delivering Cultural Learning – Cultural Learning Alliance

Help the Cultural Learning Alliance gather information about how to better support freelancers working in arts education. See the survey

Make London Fund

A new community fund by the Mayor of London, aimed at helping Londoners drive recovery from COVID-19. It is open to grassroots organisations, community groups, social enterprises and many more across the city, for grants of up to £50,000 towards local projects that help to enhance public spaces, promote participation in art and culture, and regenerate our high streets. Find out more and Apply here

Grants for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

The Government has allocated additional funds to local authorities to provide grants to businesses that have been severely impacted by the most recent national COVID-19 restrictions. Visit London Business Hub to find out how to apply. Find out more

The Mayor of London’s Culture at Risk Office – Culture at Risk Register Survey

The Mayor of London's Culture at Risk Office are contacting all building-based organisations that have registered with their office during the COVID-19 pandemic to find out how well the Government's support packages are addressing their needs at this point in the crisis. The data collected will be uses to inform their lobbying to the Government for further relief. Take part in the survey here:

Weston Culture Fund

The Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, charitable grant-making foundation, which supports a wide range of causes across the UK, donating over £80 million annually. Their Weston Culture Fund is a £25m fund to support organisations in the arts following the impact of COVID19. Find out more and apply here: