The Artist Relief Program provides relief funding to Oregon artists who have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic due to cancellations of exhibitions, performances, rehearsals, or other activities with a stipend, events, teaching opportunities, book signings, or other professional presentation opportunities.
If COVID-19 has impacted your cultural arts organization and events, you might qualify for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding through the Oregon Cultural Trust.
Please review the program information and guidelines in the links below. The deadline is August 24, 2020. Thanks for all you do in our community!!
Karen Zimmer, board chair Josephine County Cultural Coalition
Coronavirus Relief Fund for Cultural Support (CRFCS)
The CARES Act established the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) and appropriated $150 billion to the fund. The State of Oregon has allocated $25,984,872 in CRF for Cultural Support (CRFCS) “for business, innovation and trade, for providing financial assistance to arts organizations and cultural and community venues that have canceled or postponed public programming because of economic conditions and executive orders associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The application deadline is 12 pm on August 24, 2020 and covers the period of March 1 to December 30, 2020.
It is with great sadness that we post this notice for Linda Hugle’s Celebration of Life on February 23, 2020. Linda was a great community advocate and student supporter. She was a member of the Josephine County Cultural Coalition Board of Directors, later serving as Chair. Our community will greatly miss her.