First phase of National Creative Relief Programme to give grants to 50 freelancers and 37 companies

Submitted by socpro on Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:07
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Led by the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development (MCKD) and launched in May, the fund offers Dh15,000 to Dh50,000 grants to individuals and small businesses in the creative fields who are undergoing financial difficulties because of the pandemic.

The recipients of the grants primarily include those in the performing arts, multimedia arts and visual arts. The funds will be able cover the entirety of freelancers’ financial obligations for a month, and 70 per cent of SME’s financial obligations for a month.

This initiative will have two phases.

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