CDB allocates US$100,000 for COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grants for Cultural, Creative Industries

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(Caribbean Development Bank Press Release) In light of the loss of revenue by cultural and creative industry (CI) practitioners due to the effects of COVID-19, the Caribbean Development Bank has allocated USD 100,000 for Emergency Relief Grants being offered through its Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund (CIIF).

USD 50,000 has been allocated for the Music sub-sector and USD 50,000 for the Festivals and Carnivals sub-sector for the CIIF Emergency Relief Grants which will range from USD 2,500 to USD 20,000 each.

The grant is targeted at CI entrepreneurs who can demonstrate loss of income for music, festival and carnival events that have been cancelled as a result of COVID-19.

Details on eligibility and application can be found at the CIIF webpage.
Applications close May 20, 2020

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