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Crisis support for the arts.

Crisis support in autumn 2021

The application period is now closed for this autumn’s new crisis support, which takes the form of project grants for special areas of cultural life due to the effects of Covid-19. In mid-November, decisions on crisis support distribution will be made and then it will be paid out as soon as possible after that. 

In total, the Swedish Arts Council has received approximately SEK 500 million from government to distribute in the autumn of 2021. SEK 300 million will be eligible for crisis support, which this time is a project grant for special areas in cultural life. The support is to be used for recovery, restart and adaptation after the pandemic.  Projects must begin no earlier than 13 September 2021 and end no later than December 2022.  

 

Project grants for special areas in cultural life due to the effects of Covid-19

Application period 13 September- 6 October

  • Crisis support for special areas in cultural life: visual arts, museums, literature etc.
    Application period 13 September- 4 October

  • Crisis support for special areas in cultural life: performing arts
    Application period 13 September- 5 October

  • Crisis support for special areas  in cultural life: music
    Application period 13 September- 6 October

The projects concerned must have a start date earliest 13 September 2021 and be completed no later than December 2022. 

PLEASE NOTE! Do not forget to send all the necessary attachments with your application.
See a list of the attachments relevant to your operations in the list below.

Compulsory attachments autumn 2021.pdf

 

Create an account

Please apply as early as possible so that applications can be spread out over the application period.  In order to apply for a grant for the first time, create a user account in our online service.  Feel free to do so now, even if you are going to wait to fill in the application form.  If you have applied for some form of grant from the Swedish Arts Council before, use your existing account.

Creating a new account in our online service

 

Online test

Do a simple test to see if your organization or operations are eligible to apply for project grants for special areas of cultural life.  The test does not give a comprehensive picture but is a guide.  Feel free to take the test before you start an application. 

Do the online test here

 

Client support

E-mail: krisstod@kulturradet.se
Tel. 08-519 265 00
Telephone time Mon-Fri 10.00-12.00 and 13-16.00.


Webinar on crisis support for special areas of cultural life
Tues 21 September 12.00-13.00

Staff of the Swedish Arts Council talk about this autumn's new crisis support for special areas of cultural life, they review the application form and answer questions. 

 

Crisis support for centre formation

The application period for grants for centre formation for special initiatives concerning, among other things, employment services during the Covid 19 pandemic opens on 21 September and closes on 12 October 2021.  Read more about Crisis support for centre formation here.

 

Crisis support from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee

Of the SEK 750 million that was granted to the cultural field in June to mitigate the financial consequences of the pandemic and to facilitate restart, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee was allocated SEK 92 million.

The artists who had their applications rejected in the spring  due to the Committee being forced to prioritise may now be granted a Crisis Scholarship 3 by supplementary decision.

The remaining funds will be distributed as extra work scholarships across all art areas.  There will thus be no special call for applications for this SEK 92 million during the autumn.

Swedish Arts Grants Committee information on crisis support

 

Swedish Tax Agency event support 2021

Event support is available to make it easier for organisers and subcontractors to be able to plan for events to be held during the period June-December 2021.  The support can be applied for if the event cannot be carried out or must be considerably limited due to Covid-19 restrictions.   

Event support may be applied for during the period 10 August-31 December 2021.  This support amounts to 70 percent of the costs that are not covered by income or other support.  The maximum amount is SEK 17.5 million. 

Swedish Tax Agency event support 2021

 

Swedish Tax Agency Covid-19 information

The Swedish Tax Agency has gathered information that is important for companies, non-profit associations, foundations, registered religious communities and public actors in connection with the pandemic.

Tax Agency Covid-19 information