15 Washtenaw County nonprofits receive relief funding from Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
ANN ARBOR, Mich. The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs has awarded emergency relief funding grants to 15 arts and culture nonprofits in Washtenaw County. The organizations each received one-time grants varying from $2,000 to $3,000 to give relief from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are intended to support the salary of one or more employees, fees for artists or personnel and facility costs. MCACA launched the Emergency Relief Fund program in April and has awarded $502,400 in funding to 176 nonprofit organizations around Michigan. Todays Emergency Relief Fund grants are providing immediate support to our states arts and cultural organizations as they work to economically recover from the COVID-19 virus, said MCACA director Alison Watson in a statement.