The Iowa Arts & Culture Emergency Relief Fund provides short-term financial relief to those in the arts, cultural, creative and humanities fields most impacted by state disaster declarations, natural disasters, and other forms of emergencies.
Iowa Arts & Culture Recovery Program
Funding Cycle begins December 2020
Who: Nonprofit Cultural Organizations, Live Music Venues, Government Owned Cultural Venues, Individual Artists
What: Awards will be calculated based on an equitable funding formula outlined in the guidelines.
When: Applications must be received by December 11, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
On December 1, 2020, Governor Kim Reynolds allocated $7 million of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs for the purpose of providing economic relief to Iowa’s arts and culture industry. The funding will be administered by the Iowa Arts Council, on behalf of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, through the Iowa Arts & Culture Emergency Relief Fund.
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