Artist Relief Emergency Grant

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South Florida and beyond

Provided by:

Artist Relief

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Emergency grant initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the US.

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  • One-time grants of $5,000 to support artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19.
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  • Applicants must be practicing artists able to demonstrate a sustained commitment to their work, career, and a public audience.
  • Experiencing dire financial emergencies due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 21 years of age or older.
  • Able to receive taxable income in the U.S. (e.g. citizen, green card holder, and/or permanent resident who can provide a W9 and SSN or ITIN).
  • Residing and working in the U.S. for the last two years.
  • Not a full-time employee, board member, director, officer, or immediate family member of any of the Artist Relief coalition partners listed on the application
  • Not previously awarded a relief grant from this fund.

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  • Due to a very high volume of submissions, the application may come down temporarily. Draft responses in a separate word processing program and paste it into the application to have a saved copy of your answers in the event that you need to reapply

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  • Information that describes professional practice:  biography, discipline, and any digital presence that demonstrates the artist’s work.
  • A brief description of how the COVID-19 crisis has affected the artist’s financial well-being and where they urgently need support.