COVID-19 Grant Opportunities - Deadlines Approaching

Posted by OMA on 05/13/2020

Oklahoma CARES Grants: Emergency Relief for Oklahoma Arts Nonprofits
Designed to support the retention of jobs and to stabilize nonprofit arts organizations throughout the state in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oklahoma CARES Grants of up to $2,500 are available from the Oklahoma Arts Council to eligible Oklahoma nonprofit arts organizations. Applications open May 18 and are due May 29.

Eligible organizations are 501(c)(3) arts-focused organizations incorporated in the State of Oklahoma that have an annual operating budget of at least $10,000. Full eligibility requirements and more information can be found here. Please note the last day for organizations new to Oklahoma Arts Council grants to request a login to the grant system.

IMLS CARES Act Grants Now Available for Museum and Library Service
The CARES Act allocated funding to IMLS to enable libraries, museums, and organizations serving tribal communities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, including by expanding digital network access, purchasing Internet accessible devices, and providing technical support services to their communities. Applications are due June 12. More information and to apply here.

Tulsa's VISION Arts Resiliency & Recovery Program
VISION Arts emphasizes the artistic and cultural industry within Tulsa and solidifies its role as a driver of economic growth and development. The specific purpose of the VISION Arts is to strategically engage the City’s arts and cultural organizations in boosting the local economy.

The VISION Arts Resiliency & Recovery program is a response to the COVID-19 global pandemic crisis. The City of Tulsa recognizes that arts and culture institutions are profoundly impacted by the crisis. This funding is designed to provide needed funding to support ongoing operations and economic development activity of this important sector. Applications are open and the deadline to apply is May 26. More information and to apply here.