08 April 2020 – Financial aid for freelancers in the field of culture and art

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Media/Arts/Culture
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Bulgarian Government (decision maker), Ministry of Culture (implementer)

Overview: The Bulgarian state operas, theaters and concert institutions will receive a subsidy to pay the salaries and the social security contributions of their staff during the coronavirus crisis. The money will be paid for a maximum of 6 months starting on March 13, when the state of emergency was declared in Bulgaria, until the month when the revenues from ticket sales reach the revenues for the same period last year.
Full details here: http://mc.government.bg/newsn.php?n=7165&ny=2020&nm=4

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat