Details of a financial package worth £65 million for culture and major events have been confirmed by the Culture Secretary Angus Robertson.
The split of the funding is as follows:
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced the breakdown of a lifeline £100 million financial package to support businesses experiencing cancellations due to the rapid spread of the new Omicron variant.
The £100 million support package is broken down into:
Over 100 organisations have received a £1.5 million funding boost to help revitalise cities, town centres and neighbourhoods across Scotland.
A new Covid-19 winter campaign has been launched this week. The "Living Safely For Us All" campaign communicates the need for everyone in Scotland to keep on living safely, through the COVID safety behaviours. By doing so, we’ll all keep our country moving forward.
A £25 million fund to improve ventilation in business premises and reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission will open for applications next week.
Small and medium-sized businesses such as restaurants, bars and gyms will be able to claim back costs of up to £2,500 to undertake work such as the installation of carbon dioxide monitors and remedial improvement work to windows and vents.
"You're on Mute" - a series of films from rural communities documenting the impact of Covid-19 on mental health and wellbeing, resilience and community.
At a time when people in Scotland and around the world were living with restrictions, three small communities - in East Lothian, West Lochaber and Perth & Kinross - took part in a ‘Winter Lockdown Project’.
£41 million Winter Support Fund for low income households.
The Winter Support Fund will help those on low incomes, children and people at risk of homelessness against a backdrop of rising living and fuel costs.
The Connecting Scotland Programme is now inviting ‘fast track’ applications from organisations working with people at risk of social isolation and loneliness, who can deliver devices in November and December.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 12th November.
New Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund launched.
The £15 million Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund aims to support adult community-based initiatives across Scotland.