Ann Arbor nonprofits receive COVID-19 relief grants from Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has given Relief and Resiliency grants to five Ann Arbor arts and culture nonprofit organizations. The Ark, Neutral Zone, Youth Arts Alliance, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and 826michigan have each received a $10,000 grant from the COVID-19 Arts and Creative Community Assistance Fund. In partnership with CultureSource, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan awarded the grants to help organizations with financial pressures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding was supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, DeRoy Testamentary Foundation, Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Leinweber Foundation, Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, Peck Foundation and William Davidson Foundation. Find a list of all of the organizations awarded grants here.
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.