Monthly Archives: July 2020

Creation of an emergency fund for the literary arts for organizations in difficulty

Writers struggling due to hardship caused by COVID can now apply for a Literary Arts Emergency Fund grant. Anton PodgaikoTASS via Getty Images In April, a coalition of seven arts organizations including the National YoungArts Foundation, Creative Capital and United States Artists created Artist Relief, an initiative to provide $5,000 …

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Arts Organizations Create “Literary Arts Emergency Fund”

Trustees of the fund noted a recent survey by the nonprofit Americans for the Arts which found that 253 literary organizations had reported losses of more than $7.2 million from the virus, often due to canceled events. The impact of these organizations is diverse and national, from bringing writers into …

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Artistic organizations create an “Emergency fund for literary arts”

NEW YORK (AP) – Thanks to a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, three major literary arts nonprofits have teamed up to administer $ 3.5 million to struggling organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. Along with the Mellon Foundation, the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazines and …

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