Category: Arts & Culture
DescriptionThe Organization is an initiative organized by the Academy of American Poets, Artadia, Creative Capital, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the MAP Fund, the National YoungArts Foundation, and United States Artists, all small to mid-sized national arts grantmakers, to help support the financial, professional, social, and mental well-being of artists impacted by the coronavirus public health crisis. The Initiative will distribute grants of $5,000 to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19, as well as a serve as an ongoing informational resource and co-sponsor. The Initiative will operate through September. Practicing artists living in all 50 states, territories, and tribal nations, working in any discipline, are eligible to apply for a grant. Applicants must be 21 years or older, able to receive taxable income in the United States regardless of their citizenship status and have generally lived and worked in the U.S. for the last two years. Additional information including the types of art funded can be found on the Web site.
Contact information and additional details are available to members of the Society.
Funding Alert is intended to highlight key grant opportunities for nonprofit leaders with limited time for research. For a more comprehensive database of grants, the Society is also proud to provide all of our members will full access to GrantStation. GrantStation includes a database of over 5,000 current grant opportunities and other resources designed for grant professionals.
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