Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Maine Artists
The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, is offering $100,000.00 in emergency relief assistance for Maine artists working in all genres: visual, performing, literary and traditional. Individual grants in the amount of $2500 will be awarded to 40 artists who have been adversely affected by the virus due to illness or loss of income. The dollars can be used to cover professional expenses or food, shelter, medical costs, childcare and the like.
All applicants must be 18 years of age, and a practicing artist in any genre living and working in the state of Maine for at least one year and not enrolled in any educational institution. The application must include a short narrative evidencing need. In a few words please tell us your story. How has your income been adversely effected by the pandemic: closure of exhibition venues, cancellation of performing arts gigs, loss of studio space, job loss etc.
Please include 5 work samples and a bio.
DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2020
Please visit submittable.com to apply or click SUBMIT botton on this page
Brian Hinrichs: Executive Director, Bangor Symphony Orchestra Suzette McAvoy: Director Center for Maine Contemporary Art Theresa Secord: Artist/Consultant First Peoples Fund
For any questions or concerns please contact Donna McNeil, Executive Director, Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, 207, 594-5825 or firstname.lastname@example.org.