MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
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.
Grants available to assist arts community
One-time grants of up to $5,000 are available to eligible nonprofit arts and culture organizations. The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs has encouraged nonprofit arts and cultural organizations who are affected by the COVID-19 outbreak to apply for a new emergency relief grant program. One-time grants of up to $5,000 are available to eligible nonprofit arts and culture organizations. To be eligible, applicants must be nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, have tax- exempt status under Section 501(c) (3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Services code, and be incorporated and physically located in Michigan. More information on the Emergency Relief Funds program is available at www.michigan.gov/arts.monroenews.com