Platforms Fund has suspended its normal granting program in order to provide $2,000 individual emergency relief grants to local creators. Deadline is rolling.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Not specified.
Status: Closed
Funding Types: Grant
Creative Categories: Film, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Art, Writing
Locations: New Orleans


Be a practicing artist of any discipline (culture bearer, filmmaker, painter, performer, photographer, sculptor, writer, etc.), with a demonstrated body of work and a clear commitment to an ongoing creative practice. Have lived and worked in the greater New Orleans metro area for at least 12 months, and be at least 21 years of age or older. You must rely primarily on income from your creative practice. And you must communicate a significant or dire need as a result of the pandemic, which could include funding to cover necessary living expenses such as food, housing, utilities, medical costs, or family care.

Organization: Platforms