The Arts Relief Fund was created to support creative individuals and organizations in Pitt County who have been financially impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19. Many Pitt County artists and art organizations rely on classes, performances, and exhibitions in order to pay the bills directly aligned with their costs of living and running a business. 100% of the donations went directly to these artists and art organizations.
December 31st wrapped up the Pitt County Arts Relief Fund. The Arts Relief Fund began in April 2020 has sent out $15,995 to assist 46 local artists and arts organizations.
We want to say thank you to everyone who has shown support our local artists and arts organizations.
The Pitt County Artist & Arts Organization Relief Fund is managed by Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Additional Resources for Funds Available
Multiple local relief funds have been started around North Carolina. You can find a full list of them here.
Cerf+ The Artist Safety Net: https://cerfplus.org/