Monthly Resource Listings

 

Monthly Resource Listings

To make resources more accessible, we have updated our website with monthly resources that we previously included exclusively in our enewsletters. 

This page was last updated: 1/7/20

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As of 12/21/20

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ArtsMemphis has developed of a comprehensive listing of virtual arts programs, experiences and performances available for area PreK-12 students for the fall semester. 

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New COVID-19 Economic Relief Information

Mometnum Nonprofit Partners

FY 2021 Appropriations Highlights Include:

  • $167.5 million for both the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities (a $5.25 million increase each from FY 2020 funding levels) and waiver language that allows FY 2021 grants to be expended for general operating support and allow uncompleted FY 2019 and 2020 previously awarded grants to also be expended for general operating support.
  • $257 million for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
  • $15 million additional to IMLS for a grant program to support American Latino Museums across the country.
  • Authorization for the Smithsonian Institution to build and support two new museums on or near the National Mall in Washington, DC: The National Museum of the American Latino and a National Museum of Women’s History (formal name TBD).
  • $475 million for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
  • $30.5 million (an increase of $500,000) for the federal Arts In Education grant program.

Extensions of Pandemic Unemployment Benefits:

  • For salaried/hourly workers, the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program has been extended to April 5, 2021, once the applicant exhausts their state Unemployment Insurance (UI).
  • All recipients of unemployment, including qualified self-employed gig works, will receive an extra $300/week in unemployment benefits for 11 weeks, beginning the week of December 27, 2020 to March 14, 2020. If a PUA recipient has not yet exhausted a full 50 weeks of unemployment benefits, they can continue receiving benefits until April 5th.
  • Mixed earners” with 1099/W2 income who were ineligible for PUA originally will now be eligible if they can show at least $5,000 in self-employment income in 2019. They will also receive a weekly bonus of $100 (a total of $400 extra weekly benefits) for the duration of their state UI/PEUC benefits.
  • States are given the ability to waive collecting overpayments of unemployment in cases where the claimant is not at fault or if repayment would be contrary to equity and good conscience.

New Program of Grants for Shuttered Live Venue Operations for live entertainment venues, cultural institutions, and agents

  • $15 billion to support live entertainment venues, agents, cultural institutions such as theaters and museums with 500 or fewer FTE employees and cannot also apply for a new PPP loan.
  • $2 billion of these funds are reserved for entities with 50 or fewer FTE employees.
  • Initial grant can total up to $10 million per eligible business. A supplemental second grant, worth half the amount of the first, may also be available if funds are available.
  • Grant amount based on 45% of recipient’s 2019 gross earned revenue.
  • Priority in the first 14 days are given to those businesses who have faced 90% or more of losses of earned revenue between 4/1/20 to 12/31/20, compared to the same time period in 2019.
  • Priority for the next 14 days are given to those companies who faced 70% or more of losses of earned revenue between 4/1/20 to 12/31/20, compared to the same time period in 2019.
  • Special formula allowances available for seasonal businesses.
  • 20% Funding reserve for applications after these two 14-day priority periods for the hardest hits companies.
  • Funds can be used to cover all the same new covered costs of a PPP loan plus payments to independent contractors (not to exceed $100K annual pay), maintenance costs, licensing, insurance premiums, advertising, theatrical production costs, and capital expenditures incurred 3/1/20 to 12/31/21.
  • Business entity must have been in operation on or before 1/1/19.
  • Recipient would not include grant funds in their taxable gross income.
  • Grant funds cannot be used to purchase real estate, pay loans taken out after 2/15/20, investment or re-lend, or for electoral activity and lobbying expenditures.
  • Applications are made to the SBA and the SBA Administrator to issue guidance within 21 days of bill’s enactment.
  • Specific definitions and formulas for eligibility can be found on page 2124 of the bill pdf.

Resources for Artists

Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants - Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2021

Southern Prize and State Fellowships - South Arts - Application Deadline: Jan 11, 2021

Scholarships Available to Attend 2021 Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit- Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021 at 5pm 

Folk & Traditional Arts Master Artist Fellowships - Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021

Individual Artist Fellowship - Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2021

Rolling Basis Grants

Express Grants South Arts 

Jazz Road Tours 

Open Calls

Linden’s Blooming Arts Festival Call for Artists and Makers

Please Note: Extension of Unemployment Benefits

  • For salaried/hourly workers, the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program has been extended to April 5, 2021, once the applicant exhausts their state Unemployment Insurance (UI).
  • All recipients of unemployment, including qualified self-employed gig works, will receive an extra $300/week in unemployment benefits for 11 weeks, beginning the week of December 27, 2020 to March 14, 2020. If a PUA recipient has not yet exhausted a full 50 weeks of unemployment benefits, they can continue receiving benefits until April 5th.
  • Mixed earners” with 1099/W2 income who were ineligible for PUA originally will now be eligible if they can show at least $5,000 in self-employment income in 2019. They will also receive a weekly bonus of $100 (a total of $400 extra weekly benefits) for the duration of their state UI/PEUC benefits.
  • States are given the ability to waive collecting overpayments of unemployment in cases where the claimant is not at fault or if repayment would be contrary to equity and good conscience.

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