Decision details

Cultural Framework and Cultural Recovery Fund

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide a progress update and to confirm opportunities for grant funding to support MAKEit and Arts organisations.




1)   Approve the transfer of £1.000m from the Covid Recovery Fund Earmarked Reserve and create a new Cultural Recovery Fund Earmarked Reserve;


2)   Approve the proposed focus and allocation of the £1m Cultural Recovery Fund, set against the objectives within the Cultural Framework, via 10 targeted funding streams;


3)   Approve the allocation of £415,000 from the Cultural Recovery Fund for the delivery of MAKEit – The Derbyshire Festival of Making; and


4)   Note the creation of the proposed Grants Team and its role in supporting, administering and monitoring agreed elements of the Cultural Recovery Fund, alongside other grant schemes within the remit of the Economy and Regeneration Service.

Report author: Joanna Jackson

Publication date: 13/10/2022

Date of decision: 13/10/2022

Decided at meeting: 13/10/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/10/2022

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