LA County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund | Guidelines + Timeline

IMPORTANT: The LA County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund application window is now closed. Thank you to all you applied, but we can no longer accept any more applications.

(Above) Photo courtesy of Invertigo Dance Theatre.


The LA County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund is administered by the LA County Department of Arts and Culture and its purpose is to assist Los Angeles County nonprofit arts organizations that have been affected by the COVID-19 due to business losses or business interruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic and are current grantees of Los Angeles County and/or one of the seven municipal arts funders in the County of Los Angeles. Los Angeles County has allocated $10,000,000 in CARES Act funding to the Arts Relief Fund. Grant awards will be based on eligibility and demonstrated need. Awards will range based on the number of applications received, organizational budget size, demonstrated losses and expenditures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Calendar + Timeline

Guidelines Available September 16, 2020
Webinars + Office Hours Workshop webinars and office hours will be offered during the application period. View full schedule.
Open Application Period September 21 – 27, 2020 | 11:59PM PST
Application Review October, 2020
Notifications Sent via Email Late October/Early November 2020
Grant Period March 1 – December 30, 2020



Invertigo Dance Theatre

Download a PDF of the full guidelines for the LA County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund.

Level Ground

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