Grantmakers Support Artists and Writers Knocked Sideways by COVID-19
Grantmakers Support Artists and Writers Knocked Sideways By COVID-19
Nonprofit Quarterly | April 13, 2020
Many artists and writers get by on thin margins when it comes to personal finance, and for many independent creators, revenue sources dried up in days as COVID-19 forced venue, museum, gallery, bookstore, and community center closures. There are around 2.5 million artists in the US, and almost all of them are experiencing hardship. Grants and foundations are freeing up funds and removing restrictions to help them in this critical time.