Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology is accepting applications for its Artist Emergency Fund. Thanks to a generous donor, Crosshatch is able to open up a new funding round. Applications are being accepted through 12/9 with decisions and funding distribution by 12/15. Crosshatch is part of the Upper Midwest Emergency Relief Fund Coalition
Funds are available to individual artists who earn at least 33% of their income from their art who have lost income due to COVID related cancellation and resitrictions, and live in Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska or Leelanau couties. Artists can apply here — the application is short and simple. They ask that you have real need and meet the qualifying standards. For Information – Link HereFor Application, Link Here Thank you Crosshatch for creating this fund & your ongoing support for area artists
Please join us for our December Network Roundtable. This is an informal gathering to share among colleagues. In particular, what is working or challenges for your holiday markets and year-end fundraising? How can the Network support and cross promote you? Please share – at the roundtable or by email email@example.com. Also – in needed, info is available on MCACA minigrants, in particular, added ideas to collaborate with schools for the new school minigrants. Please join us!
Minigrant Projects – Round 2 Open Applications Due 1/15 – December Info Webinars
Round 2 grant applications are being accepted for Minigrant Projects taking place March 1 – September 30, 2021. Deadline is 1/15/2020, 5pm, via mcaca.smartsimple.com. Requests accepted for funding up to $4,000 in Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee and Wexford counties. Guidelines, information and PPT overview on the NW MI Arts & Culture website.
Informational Webinar Schedule
Want to learn more about minigrant projects or the school minigrants? Informational webinars are available via Zoom. No registration needed. Info? firstname.lastname@example.org
School Minigrants Open – Supplies, Equipment, Busses
Minigrants for are available for NW Michigan schools to cover costs for arts education supplies, equipment or bus costs for arts and cultural excursions during the current 2019-2020 school year. Requests up to $1,500 for suppplies/equipment and $500 for buses. Guidelines here and on the NW MI Arts & Culture website.