3 series of grants are available to benefit artists and art educators in Colorado. Some are specifically aimed at COVID relief for artists affected by the pandemic. Deadlines are coming up so be sure to read through and see if you are interested in and eligible for one of these grants.
Colorado Arts Relief Grant
The Colorado Arts Relief Fund provides $15.5 million for the second round of funding to support arts, cultural and entertainment artists, crew members, and organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program previously provided $7.5 million in early 2021 in its first round of funding.
The Colorado Creative Corps ARP Grant provides funds to individual artists for specific, definable projects that connect artists and organizations to local initiatives. Funded by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), a total of $500,000 is dedicated to support employment opportunities for artists impacted by COVID-19 through this funding by building new structures and partnerships that will help to sustain Colorado’s creative sector.
Grant awards are one-time flat amounts between $2,500 to $25,000.
Application periods: Mid September to November 1, 2021 and November 2 to January 13, 2022