Emergency Fund Supports Hundreds of Local Artists

ArtsMemphis and Music Export Memphis provided Artist Emergency Funding from April 1 to June 17, 2020 to individuals within the sector who lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, more than $307,000 has been distributed to 443 artists of all disciplines.

A wide variety of artistic disciplines were represented in the pool of applicants. Grants administered to musicians were distributed by Music Export Memphis.

 ArtsMemphis distributed $145,000 in funds as follows: 

  • $32,000 for musician support to Music Export Memphis
  • $18,000 for musicians who work with underserved youth to Memphis Music Initiative
  • $95,000 to individual artists for unrestricted emergency support

Download the full report here.

Posted by Josie Ballin at 16:42
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