APPLICATION FORM & GUIDELINES FOR DISASTER RECOVERY
The Arts Council of Mendocino County is establishing a disaster recovery fund for artist residents of Mendocino County who were directly affected by the 2017 Redwood Complex Fire. Generous fund donors and supporters include: Art Center Ukiah’s Art from the Heart Fundraiser, Community Foundation of Mendocino County, Courage Art Campaign. (If you are interested in contributing to this fund, please contact the ACMC office.)
Eligibility & Grant Guidelines
To help restore lost art supplies, equipment, and instruments to Mendocino County artist residents.
Grant Award Amounts & Timing
We anticipate that grants will range from $100–$500, with an average grant of $200. We plan to use information you provide on this form to seek additional funding for these awards. Funding is therefore not guaranteed, and will not be immediately available.
Guidelines & Application (Word doc)
Guidelines & Application (pdf)
Applicants must be Mendocino County residents. Determinations regarding grants will be need-based, and not related to judgments on quality of artistic output. Non-professional artists may also apply.
“Artist” includes full-time, part-time or contract actors, architects, artisans, craft artists, dancers, film-makers, designers, musicians, photographers, traditional/folk arts practitioners, visual artists or writers.
The following considerations may be taken into account:
Creative/Cultural experience / Financial Need / Scope of Loss.
Applications will be reviewed by ACMC staff, and requests will be evaluated by an ad-hoc committee. Applicants will be notified of awards via email and/or phone.
How to Apply:
Applicants may submit completed forms as follows:
· Email (subject line “ACMC Disaster Recovery Fund”): firstname.lastname@example.org
· Mail: Disaster Recovery Fund, ACMC, 309 East Perkins Street, Ukiah, CA 95482
Below is a link to a page with some resources that may be helpful to artists now and in the future. Please check back frequently as we will be adding both resources and benefit events here as we learn about them.
SUPPORT FOR FIRE SURVIVORS