Deadline Extended For COVID Recovery Grants


3/27/20242 weeks ago

Deadline Extended For COVID Recovery Grants.

Up To $30K For Cultural Nonprofits.

Apply By April 26


Cultural nonprofits active in Cambridge now have a little more time to turn in their applications for the Create Cambridge: Arts Nonprofit Recovery Grant, which offers COVID-19 Recovery Grants ranging from $6,000 to $30,000.

Applications for this grant are now due on April 26, 2024, at noon. The grant application can be found at https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/64a3dbe1cfaf47b386165d38b73e9685

More information, tips, and frequently asked questions: https://www.cambridgema.gov/Departments/artsandculturalplanning/arpacreatecambridge

The Create Cambridge: Arts Nonprofit Recovery Grant is administered by the City of Cambridge, in partnership with the Create Cambridge coalition, with funding from the federal American Rescue Plan Act:

If you need help completing this application, please email us at artsrecovery@cambridgema.gov. Never applied before and need help understanding the application? We want to help. We are happy to provide one-on-one grant consultations. If you’d like to set up an appointment for a consultation or have any questions about the Create Cambridge Grant Program, please contact artsrecovery@cambridgema.gov.

Arts and cultural organizations have suffered a loss of over $30 million in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Of all the cities in Massachusetts, Cambridge is second only to Boston in total lost revenue (source: Mass Cultural Council COVID impact survey by city).

Create Cambridge applicants must provide documented proof of need. And to receive funding organizations must offer public cultural programming in Cambridge every year, maintain year-round operations in Cambridge, and must be Massachusetts registered 501(c)3 nonprofits or cultural affiliates whose primary mission must be to promote access, excellence, diversity, or education in the arts, humanities, or sciences.

Learn more about the Create Cambridge coalition at wecreatecambridge.org.