Covid-19 General advice from the wider sector and potential funding for small businesses in Scotland and beyond

In this second blog post, Icon Scotland Group has compiled a list of resources for freelancers and others. We will be expanding on this list and will endeavour to keep conservators in Scotland up to date with whatever information they require:

Scottish Government:

Support for small businesses, helpline:


Creative Scotland:

Includes helpline, grants for small businesses, existing grantholders


Built Environment Forum Scotland:

Comprehensive list of sites and links to support advice and funding

Cultural Heritage Advice on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)


Useful accountant’s advice (Scotland):


For Charities in Scotland (Museums and others )

3rd Sector resilience advice from SCVO



Arts Council England:

Package of 160M grants for small business in creative sector (not Scotland obviously)



The Art Newspaper’s useful list (by country) of help and guidance for small arts businesses:


For Conservators

Icon’s Covid-19 resource page:


VDR (Germany – by region)

Gut durch die Krise kommen – Aktuelle Links und Hinweise für Restauratoren



Handling Library materials and collections during a Pandemic

useful web links and guidance


Stay safe and keep well

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