ArtsMemphis, in partnership with Music Export Memphis, through the Artist Emergency Fund has provided more than $487,000 in COVID-19 relief funding to over 640 Memphis and Shelby County artists from April to October 2020. This funding was made possible by the City of Memphis CARES Act funds, the Kresge Foundation, the Assisi Foundation, the Hyde Family Foundation, and other generous donors.
The Artist Emergency Fund is not currently accepting applications. At this time, additional funding for another phase of relief is not currently available.
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If you have questions, please contact the Artist Emergency Fund Line at ArtsMemphis (901) 341-0409 or email [email protected].