We invite Essex County artists and creative producers who have experienced losses due to the COVID-19 crisis to join our growing Creative County Initiative network through this new program fund. While our financial support is a drop in a very large bucket of need across our county, we view this as a time to connect with you and amplify your work and visibility as an artist.

Amount: $400
Deadline: Not specified.
Status: Open
Funding Types: Grant
Creative Categories: Acting, Beauty, Craft, Dance, Fashion, Film, Music, Painting, Performing Arts, Photography, Tech, Visual Art, Writing
Locations: Essex County


Qualifying losses must be 1) unanticipated, and 2) directly related to the COVID-19 crisis. We invite applications from all artists living in Essex County, and will prioritize lower income artists. Applicant must be an individual artist, musician, actor, writer, or other creative professional living in Essex County, Massachusetts. The fund will support the following:Full, part-time, or freelance professional artists who have lost income used to support their creative practice due to COVID-19. This could include support due to cancellation of a specific, scheduled performance, exhibition, reading, commission, or other opportunity linked to an individual’s professional creative practice.

Organization: Essex County Communty Foundation