Boise Organizations Create Coronavirus Art Fund For Local Artists
A new collaboration between the City of Boise's Arts & History Department, the Morrison Center and Treefort Music Fest will give $1,000 to local artists working on projects related to their experience of COVID-19. The goal? To get money direclty into artist's hands with donations from the community, and to make sure this historic time is highlighted in the arts.
The brains behind the fund is John Michael Schert, the Executive Producer of Treefort Music Fest. He joins Idaho Matters along with the City of Boise’s Terri Schorzman and Morrison Center's Lauran Kendall to talk about the grant program. They're accepting applications to the program now through May 8 and funding is expected to be announced mid-May. The fund is supported in part by individual donations.
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