The nonprofits, many smaller in size, are now saying they can finally “focus on work.”
With $20 million raised since April, Artist Relief announced today that it will extend its initial September deadline for applications to December 10, 2020.
The Institute and Artist Relief have awarded more than $400,000 in total to a diverse group of film organizations and collectives.
Over 11,000 artists responded to a survey by the organizations Americans for the Arts and Artist Relief.
Sundance is the first field partner of Artist Relief, an initiative to aid arts workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organizations including the Joan Mitchell Foundation and the Ford Foundation came together to match $5 million in seed funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and will distribute $5,000 unrestricted grants.