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COVID Grant: Round 2

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COVID Grant: Round 2

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Update:  We are releasing a second round of COVID Organization grants.  These grants are for non-profit and community based organizations who have physical operations and in need of support due to Covid related restriction on their operations.  Deadline:  March 7, 2022. 

For more specific information about this opportunity go to the application found here. 

In the fall of 2020, the Somerville Arts Council (SAC) launched the COVID Relief Grant program to provide financial assistance to local cultural institutions and individuals who faced dire economic circumstances brought on by the COVID crisis.

Being fully aware that many local organizations are in peril due to the crisis, this new grant program strived to provide support to our local cultural infrastructure.   We believe that supporting Somerville space-based arts organizations and individual artists is a key way to do that. ​

A special thanks to the City Council and the Mayor for providing this support. 

The numbers for 2020/21:  

15 Cultural Organizations received $201,000

49 Individuals artists received $161,000