Application for Creative Washtenaw AID
Creative Washtenaw Aid, started as an emergency fund during the COVID-19 pandemic, has morphed into an ongoing emergency fund for artists, creative workers, organizations and businesses in Washtenaw County. Applications are accepted from those in the arts + creative industries facing economic, health or social crises.
The aim is health and vitality for the sector. We'll get there by supporting each other and working together.
Applications are accepted from those facing the economic, health or social crises.
Applications are being accepted as the fundraising campaign for Creative Washtenaw Aid continues. That means there are a few disclosures to which applicants must agree. So here goes:
I know that by submitting an application there is no guarantee of support.
CW Aid applications are accepted from any Creative Washtenaw member, creative individuals living, working or going to school in Washtenaw County or representatives of a business/organization located in the county.
I am applying as an independent artist or creative worker, if requested, I can provide proof of that status (past contracts, bookings, etc.)
Creative Washtenaw may, for reasons unknown to them at this time, require me to complete additional documentation.
I know I may opt out of this process at any time.
Thank you for considering an application.
However, you do not meet the requirements at this time. If you situation changes, please check back.
Your answer does not determine eligibility. It is for data collection purposes only.
Please describe your creative practice or business. Include how long you have been practicing professionally or been in business in Washtenaw County.
You will automatically be added to our bi-weekly Arts + Creative Industries e-newsletter, featuring important updates from Creative Washtenaw and relevant local, regional and national news, members event listings plus funding and job opportunities, calls for art and more. You may unsubscribe at any time.
If aid is available, would you prefer payment be sent by check or direct deposit?
Applicants - How will Creative Washtenaw Aidhelp?
Yes, it's that question, isn't it? Give us your worst case scenario so we can give it to them. We can assume but the people and businesses being asked to make contributions to Creative Washtenaw Aid want specific examples.
First person accounts are powerful. With your permission, we would like to use your comments and name. Please let us know here.
Send us an image of you or your organization at work, doing programs and more to add to our appeals as we work to raise funds for Creative Washtenaw Aid.
This is our standard release for images submitted to Creative Washtenaw
By uploading this image or file, I hereby grant Creative Washtenaw and its partners, their employees, agents and assigns, the right to use for the image or content of the file publication purposes, through websites, newsletters, educational materials, journal advertisements, presentations or consumer media whether electronic, print, digital or electronic via broadcast, internet and any other media to be viewed by the general public now or in the future.
Furthermore, if Creative Washtenaw or its partners publishes any photo or video that is unwanted, I know that I may contact them directly to request that my image be removed by calling 734-213-2733 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please provide a very brief description of your image and the source or photographer credit. Creative Washtenaw will edit your entry to meet its style guidelines.
We learn from you! Please add any suggestions or ideas here. Maybe it's about a program or someone you think would like to hear about Creative Washtenaw. Maybe it's about something we should stop doing. Whatever it is, tell us and we will listen! Include your contact information if you want us to call you.
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Together we can raise awareness of Creative Washtenaw. Thank you!
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