CREATIVE RELIEF FUND

The Ellensburg Arts Commission's Creative Relief Fund supports the immediate needs of the Ellensburg Creative Sector adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority is given to applications received from individuals and small businesses with under 5 employees. 

Non-profit organizations may apply for funds for the purpose of paying creatives for their expenses i.e. art shipping and receiving, lost income from cancellation of services to the organization, or canceled performances and/or other COVID-19 related expenses including loss of income.

Eligible expenses include: 

  • Lost earnings; 
  • Lost income from event, performance, or conference cancellations;
  • Medical expenses;
  • Rent and mortgage payments, food, utilities, and other living expenses; and/or
  • Other expenses directly related to losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grant awards will not exceed $5,000 per applicant. The deadline to submit the application is July 10, 2020, by 5:00 PM. 

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