Arts Huntsville’s three-person Individual Artist Emergency Relief Grant Panel (comprised Arts Huntsville Board and staff) reviewed applications on a rolling basis. Emergency Relief Grants will be disbursed weekly as funds were available.
Criteria to determine eligibility:
1. Must be a resident of Madison County.
2. Must have been working in the arts for at least 3 years.
3. Must derive at least 50% of total income from the arts.
4. Must demonstrate losses in excess of $500. (Examples of financial losses include cancelled events, including performances in all performing arts disciplines, gallery showings, and readings, etc. Offsetting loss of income for teaching artists who could not teach during this time because of cancelled classes and school closures. Special consideration will be given to those without health insurance and/or sick days and loss of supplemental employment.)