Artist Relief Program


Eleanor Sandys
(971) 707-3004
Grant Deadline
  • November 10, 2020
Grant Overview

The Artist Relief Program is administered by the Oregon Arts Commission, in partnership with Oregon Community Foundation and the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation.

The Artist Relief Program provides relief funding to Oregon artists who have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic due to cancellations of exhibitions, performances, rehearsals or other activities with a stipend, events, teaching opportunities, book signings, or other professional presentation opportunities.

The program supports professional artists who have experienced or anticipate experiencing loss of revenue of $1,000 or more between March 1 and December 31, 2020. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000.

Artists from underserved communities, including (but not limited to) rural communities and communities of color, as well as artists with disabilities, are especially encouraged to apply.

For more information, including eligibility, review criteria and the application questions see the Grant Guidelines. Ready to fill out the application? Click here to apply. IMPORTANT NOTE: DO NOT USE THE GRANT FORMS LOGIN LINK ABOVE.

The application will be available in Spanish, Russian, simplified Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese. The grant guidelines will also available in Spanish. Contact for a translated application. Para asistencia en español, llame al 971-345-1641. La solicitud de subvención y las pautas están disponibles en español.

Oregon Arts Commission

(503) 986-0082 (phone)
(503) 581-5115 (fax)
775 Summer Street NE, Ste 200
Salem, OR 97301-1280