Northern California suffered a major loss due to wildfires that tore through our communities and neighborhoods the morning of October 9th, 2017. The Arts Council of Mendocino County is collecting a list of resources that may help during this time. This list will be updated frequently so please check back:
The Community Foundation of Mendocino County supports relief efforts at NCO, Inc. https://www.ncoinc.org/ and NCO’s application is online now: https://www.ncoinc.org/site/assets/files/1419/wildfire_application_-_english_-_fillablepdf.pdf
Applications for relief are due to NCO by November 30th. Musical instruments, craft supplies, tools of the trade, art materials, etc. are eligible losses.
Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+): The Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+) has emergency relief grants and interest-free loans available for eligible artists working in craft disciplines. Guidelines and eligibility are available on the CERF+ website. The application process is quick and easy, with a rapid response of 2 weeks to give artists the help they need as soon as possible.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation: The Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Emergency Grant Program is available for painters and sculptors who have suffered physical losses due to a natural disaster that relate to their artistic practice. Click here to learn more: http://joanmitchellfoundation.org/artist-progra…/…/emergency
MusiCares: MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. A directory of resources for musicians and other artists is available on the MusiCares website here: https://www.grammy.com/musicares/programs
Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts
Performing Arts Readiness project