Hurricane Ida Relief Application

The Creative Response Collaborative Fund launched on December 10th is now closed for submissions.

If you are interested in being considered for our next round of funding, please fill the waitlist application.

This application for the waitlist for Emergency Relief for Artists and Culture Bearers of Greater New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana. Creative Response Network hopes to secure more funding in order to redistribute to those who are eligible to receive the funds. 

If you are interested in being considered for our next round of funding please complete this form. The waitlist will close after 200 applications or by January 14th, 2022, whichever comes first. 

Please note that this application does not guarantee that you will receive funds. 

See below for the full description of the fund

Emergency Relief for Artists and Culture Bearers of Greater New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana

To support artists, cultural bearers, and creators facing the economic and social impacts of Hurricane Ida and the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Antenna, in collaboration with a host of local organizations, is reactivating the Creative Response Collaborative Fund. If you are interested in being considered for our next round of funding please complete this form.The Creative Response Collaborative Fund exists to support artists, culture bearers, performers, writers, musicians, and filmmakers working across various mediums and disciplines facing the social and economic impact of global health crises,  pandemics, emergencies, disasters, and unmitigated climate vulnerabilities while advancing transformative and equitable change within the broader arts community in Southeast Louisiana.


Before applying, you should know…

The waitlist application process should take approximately ten to fifteen minutes to complete online and does not require submitting any supporting documentation or the creation of artwork.  If reopened, the Creative Response Collaborative Fund will make $500 and $1000 grant awards to artists. The grants are unrestricted and can be used for any expenses that support the artist.

Black, Indigenous, people of color, women, LGBTQ+GNC, immigrants, and artists with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.If you need assistance completing the waitlist application, contact Antenna at info@antenna.works with ‘Creative Response Waitlist Support Needed’ in the subject line. The Fund will do so its best to assist.

If you need assistance completing the application, join one of the office hours sessions (see details below) or contact Antenna at info@antenna.works with ‘Creative Response Support Needed’ in the subject line. The Fund will do so its best to assist.


IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline: Submissions for the Waitlist will close on January 14, 2021, or when the Waitlist reaches 200 applications, whichever comes first.


Creative Response is a New Orleans-based art and movement building initiative encompassing a network of 70+ small and mid-size arts and cultural organizations working together to advance a more equitable, transformative, and sustainable ecology for artists, culture bearers, and arts organizations in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must be:

  • 18 years or older
  • A practicing artist or culture bearer for a least five years
  • Reside in the Greater New Orleans Area, in a Parish* in Southeast Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Ida, and as a result:
    • Evacuated or was displaced from their home
    • Lost power at home
    • Sustained damage to personal property (house, car, etc.)
    • Lost income and wages because unable to work, or
    • Experienced other circumstances not listed above

Is experiencing ongoing financial hardships as a result of COVID-19.

*Impacted parishes: Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.

INELIGIBLE

Individuals who are not artists or culture bearers

Incorporated businesses (including LLCs, B Corps, state non-profits, 501(c)(3) organizations, and 501(c)(4) organizations), universities, schools (private, public, charter), and religious institutions Foodways, culinary, or botanical practitioners

Current board or panel members participating in the Creative Response Collaborative Fund

OTHER DETAILS

The review team will make funding decisions based on the applicant’s eligibility, the volume of submissions, and the availability of funds. The team is expected to receive more requests for funding than it can award and will document the number of submissions received and grants made.

  • Awards: The Creative Response Collaborative Fund will make grants in the amount of $500 and $1000 awards to artists. Decisions will not be based on language, grammar, or writing style.
  • Confidentiality: The Fund will protect the confidentiality of grant recipients and will not reveal or publicize the names or any personal information provided on the submitted applications. The Fund may use demographic and artistic practice details on applications anonymously for data, reporting, and accountability purposes, assessing the impact of the Fund’s reach and the needs of the city’s artistic communities.
  • Taxes: Grant awards of $1000 require the completion of a signed W-9 Tax Form. Awards will be made by traditional check, and in some circumstances, electronically via PayPal.