“What has been happening across the arts is not a recession. It is not even a depression. It is a catastrophe.” Bill Deresiewicz, Harper’s Magazine - Stages of Grief: What the Pandemic Has done to the Arts

Add Your Name to Support $9 Million for the Arts in Atlanta.

Our ask is only the equivalent of 5% of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds allocated to the City of the Atlanta. Three pools of money for COVID-19 Recovery & Beyond:

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7 Million in seed money for a robust arts district.

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1.5 Million to small & mid-sized organizations for payroll. 

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Half Million for cash assistance to artists. 

9 million dollars for ATL arts

This petition is now closed.

End date: Oct 31, 2021

Signatures collected: 149

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