The Community Foundation of the CSRA has awarded the consortium a COVID-19 Emergency Grant in the amount of $50,000 to support local ‘gig-artists’ or contract artists who have suffered financial setbacks due to the Coronavirus quarantine. Apply here: https://augustaarts.wufoo.com/forms/z15cvnv81nb63fs/
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All applications submitted prior to 2:00 pm each Wednesday will be reviewed the following day. If approved, a check will be issued that Friday.
The Artist Relief Fund is made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of the CSRA and The United Way of the CSRA. The Fund is overseen by the Augusta Cultural Arts Consortium, a consortium of local arts non-profits: Augusta University Department of Art & Design, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Greater Augusta Arts Council, Jessye Norman School of the Arts, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, The Augusta Players, The Morris Museum of Art and Westobou.