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Update on Cultural Framework and Cultural Recovery Fund

Meeting: 13/10/2022 - Cabinet (Item 179)

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Councillor B Lewis introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting seeking approval to establish a Cultural Recovery Fund.




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.