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Aid for Pittsburgh Region Artists During Pandemic

The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Emergency Fund is now offering emergency aid for artists during this time of need. Until further notice, artists who live in the nine-county region may apply for up to $500 in assistance. Aid is available to those whose creative practices and incomes are being adversely impacted by COVID-19 or other emergencies.

All applicants ware being placed on a waiting list and reviewed in the order their applications are received. Funds will be distributed based on availability. The contact address for questions and concerns is effa@pittsburghartscouncil.org.

The organization also continues to request donations for the Emergency Fund for Artists. Click here to offer a doantion directly to the fund to support the region’s artists during this critical time.

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Comcast RISE Investment Fund Returns; Apply by June 16

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Discover what it’s like to live, work and play in the region this summer with Pittsburgh Passport

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