Foundation / Corporation
Erie Arts and Culture
Grants of up to $500 to Pennsylvania artists and arts professionals in eligible locations to provide urgent financial relief. Eligible expenses may include housing costs, utility bills, food, medical expenses, and childcare costs. Recipients must live or work in the County of Erie.
Through Erie Arts & Culture's Emergency Financial Assistance Fund, creative and cultural professionals, which includes artists of all disciplines, who have experienced a disruption to their income stream can request up to $500 in assistance from Erie Arts & Culture. Awarded funds can be used to assist with basic living expenses, such as housing, utilities, or groceries. The objective is to provide financial support in moments of crisis to those in the sector who are experiencing financial hardship. This fund is made possible through generous donor contributions to the Erie Arts Endowment.
Awards are available to qualified applicants on a monthly basis. Awards are distributed by check during the last week of the month.
At this time, funding is focused on loss related to:
Funding may be used for the following:
Erie Arts & Council and the Grantmaking Committee have identified the following as critical circumstances, listed in no particular order, that help the committee to prioritize applications:
Erie Arts & Culture continues to support diverse and under-resourced populations, with an emphasis on inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.
GrantWatch ID#: 188785
Awards ranging from a minimum of $150 to a maximum of $500 are available to qualified applicants on a monthly basis.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://erieartsculture.submittable.com/submit
Erie Arts & Culture
The Studios at St. Mary's
310 East 10th Street
Erie PA, 16503
Erie Arts & Culture
PO Box 353
Erie, PA 16512
Phone: (814) 452-3427
Contact Form: https://www.erieartsandculture.org/contact-us/
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