Arts organisation hosting digital seminar on emergency funding


Metal Peterborough is hosting a digital seminar to help freelance artists and arts organisations apply for Arts Council England funding (Photo: Adobe Stock)

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, ACE have re-purposed all their investment to create two emergency funding streams. One will support individual artists and freelancers and is taking applications for up to £2,500 and the other is for organisations, taking applications for up to £35,000.

Metal Peterborough are working with Rachel Drury, a creative producer, fundraiser and co-founder of the art-tech company Collusion, to deliver a digital seminar before the funding deadlines. Drury worked at a senior level for ACE for 15 years.

This session will be hosted on Zoom on Thursday, April 23 at 7.30pm. It will offer an overview of what each funding category offers, with tips and guidance, as well as a question and answer session.

Booking is essential and can be done via Once the confirmation email has been received, there will be details on where to submit any questions for the session.

More information about the Arts Council's available funding can be found here: