ARTIST RELIEF PROJECT
AN INITIATIVE TO HELP ARTISTS, MUSICIANS, AND PERFORMERS
IMPACTED BY THE COVID19 CRISIS
Now is the time for us to come together as a community and help those in need.
Please donate by using the form below or by visiting our Facebook Fundraiser.
What Are We Striving to Do?
The recent global health crisis has had a huge impact on the arts industry. Artists, musicians, and performers dependent on live events and face-to-face interactions have lost their main source of income, and it is uncertain when (and if) they will be able to resume their livelihood as normal.
Now is the time to give back to these artists, musicians, and performers, who contribute so much to the joy, vibrancy, and quality of our lives and culture.
The Artist Relief Project is collecting donations from those with the means to help. Funds will support artists in any discipline, who have been directly impacted by event cancellations and venue closures due to COVID19-related health concerns. The funds raised will offer relief to artists in the immediate short term in the form of a one-time stipend and in the long term in the form of resources for alternative, sustainable economic opportunities.
Who is Eligible to Apply? And How?
Any artist in any discipline who has been impacted by COVID19-related cancellations and closures may apply for assistance. Stipends and support will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis, with the only limitation being how much money we are able to raise.
The only requirements are (1) you demonstrate you’re an artist by sharing your resume and website, where applicable, and (2) you share this fundraiser with your own networks and provide a screenshot of that activity.
To apply, fill out the request for financial support via the Artist Relief Project Application Form.
The application asks some basic questions, such as how you’ve been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, and for some basic documentation, such as a resume and/ or website to demonstrate your status as a working artist, musician, or performer. Additionally, we ask that you help spread word about this initiative by sharing the fundraiser (along with a heartfelt message about why it’s important to you) with your networks and uploading a screenshot of that activity.
Funds will be redistributed directly to artists via Paypal or paper check beginning the week of March 23, as funds are released from Facebook Fundraiser. We will continue collecting donations indefinitely and distributing funds to artists on a first-come, first-serve basis. The number of artists we can support is directly dependent on how much funding raise, so please share widely with your networks.
Who is Artly World? Who Can I Contact?
Artly World is a registered 501c3 nonprofit with the mission to empower children, families, and communities through creative arts opportunities and initiatives. We support artists, musicians, and performers by providing professionally and economically beneficial opportunities for them to share their craft with a broader audience. We help make the arts accessible to all by providing arts and music programming free of charge to children and families living in underserved communities.
Learn more about our programs and initiatives at https://www.artlyworld.org/our-work/
You can reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or concerns.