The Solidarity Fund 2.0 provides one-time grants to individual artists, cultural workers, and small arts organizations in the US South experiencing financial emergency or hardship specifically related to COVID-19 pandemic. You can read more about it here.
CYCLE 3: ALABAMA, FLORIDA, MISSISSIPPI, NORTH CAROLINA
CYCLE DATES: Tuesday, April 20th - Thursday, May 13th (12 pm ET)
NOTIFICATIONS: Tuesday, June 8th
To be eligible to apply for this cycle, ALL of the following must be true for you:
- You are a small arts organization currently existing and operating within the ROOTS Service areas of ALABAMA, FLORIDA, MISSISSIPPI, or NORTH CAROLINA.
- Your organization's total annual operating budget under $250,000
- Your organization has experienced an unexpected financial emergency or hardship specifically related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GRANT RECIPIENTS SHOULD EXPECT TO RECEIVE A PAYMENT WITHIN 30 BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE AWARD NOTIFICATION.
Please do not submit more than one request per cycle.
ROOTS seeks to support increased participation of youth, TGNCNBI2-S (Transgender, Non-Conforming, Nonbinary, Intersex, and Two-Spirit), Indigenous and First Peoples, Latinx, and disability communities in the South. Preference will be given to submissions centered around and created by members of these communities.