Artist Relief Fund

Support the arts – Contribute to artist relief in Summit County.
Every dollar goes directly to a local artist experiencing professional or personal financial need.

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.