August 18, 2020
Applications Open tomorrow, August 19 at 8:00 through January 2021
City of Austin RENT Program Community Outreach Grants: Offering $400,000 to Local Organizations (City of Austin)
Austin launches $17.75M rental assistance program for those impacted by COVID (Austonia)
Applications open Aug. 19 for direct rental assistance from city of Austin (Community Impact News)
Applications are open now until 5:00 pm on August 28. Applicants can apply for up to $2,000 grants to help creative sector workers offset expenses like rent, bills, and groceries.
“Creative Worker” is defined as an individual whose current or primary occupation is or has been within arts, music, film, fashion, museums, preservation, and more. This includes both practicing artists and associated personnel within the creative industries
Applicants are encouraged to visit ATXRecovers.com to preview the application and review eligibility requirements, frequently asked questions, and additional grant details.
City opens grant program to assist creatives impacted by Covid-19 (Austin Monitor)
Musicians who already received a grant from the Austin Music Disaster Relief Fund may still apply for an Austin Creative Worker Relief Grant, but they are only eligible for a $1,000 grant.
Austin Creative Worker Relief Grant Informational Webinars