Artist Relief Fund

There is still time to support the arts and contribute to artist relief in Summit County.
Every dollar goes directly to a local artist experiencing professional or personal financial need.


The Artist Relief Fund application has now closed, but donations are still being accepted. All contributions will go directly to artists in our communities.

Are you an artist in Summit County experiencing a professional or personal financial need because of COVID-19?

Please fill out this application form to request a $500 or $1000 relief grant to cover expenses such as arts-related supplies, rent for studio or home, canceled gigs, equipment (Zoom, microphones, cameras, etc), housing, childcare, or food.
Deadline to apply: January 28th at midnight –

To be eligible, artists must:

  1. Demonstrate a sustained commitment to my work, career, and a public audience;
  2. Have a loss of income or new and unexpected expenses directly related to the COVID19 pandemic; and
  3. Be 18 years of age or older.

Preference will be given to artists who work or live in Summit County.

Accessibility: If you need assistance with the application please contact Nicole at or 330-410-3362. We will find accommodations to ensure you can still apply.

Interested in supporting Summit County artists impacted the pandemic? Follow the link to contribute as you are able!


Thank-you to GAR Foundation for making this relief fund possible for our community.