Exton Region Chamber of Commerce

COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL for Working Artist and Small Arts and Culture Organizations

April 16, 2020
Written by: Tate Design



This is a reminder that the COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL application for individual artists and small arts and culture organizations (with budgets of up to $250K) opened Monday, April 13 at 1 p.m. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, subject to available funds.

This program will provide up to $500 for working artists and up to $1,000 for small arts and culture organizations in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. Its focus will be on Greater Philadelphia cultural organizations with budgets of $250,000 or less and working artists for whom support is urgent and vital to their survival. While initial funding is limited, grants will be made on a rolling basis as additional funding is received.

Potential applicants should review the application guidelines prior to applying. The application form will open 4/13/20 at 1 p.m. via Submittable, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s online application system. View the Application Page

Applicants may only submit one request to COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL, but may apply for support through any other relief funding available – a list of available resources and funding sources are availableat creativephl.org/opportunities and philaculture.org/coronavirus.

For more information about the COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL fund, visit artsaidphl.org.

This program launches with major support from the Barra Foundation, Connelly Foundation, Lenfest Foundation and Victory Foundation as well as seed funding from the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, and the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.

Questions? For questions about applications or eligibility, contact artsaid@philaculture.org.

Please note: Applications for mid-size organizations (budgets between $250,000 and $15 million) will be announced at a later time.

Cierra Eckenrode | Program Associate, CACC

Outreach & Program Associate

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Chester County Community Foundation

28 West Market Street

West Chester, PA 19382


610-696-8213 (fax)



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