The Austin Music Disaster Relief Fund will provide $1,000 grants to musicians for their immediate emergency needs, and the Austin Creative Space Disaster Relief Program will provide grants up to $50,000 to organizations and independent artists facing displacement and difficulty paying rent for their commercial creative spaces.
Visit ATXrecovers.com for more information about both programs, including guidelines and eligibility.
The City's Economic Development team is working diligently to launch additional grant and forgivable loan programs for small businesses and non-profit organizations in the coming weeks, including:
- $10 million in financial support for small businesses through the Commercial Loans for Economic Assistance & Recovery (CLEAR) Fund
- $6 million in financial support to nonprofits through the Austin Nonprofit & Civic Health Organizations Relief (ANCHOR) Fund
- $1 million in grants for childcare centers in Austin that meet eligibility criteria
The City of Austin is committed to health and safety as more businesses reopen and individuals return to work. Visit the COVID-19 Sharable Information and Required Signage website to view, download, print and share helpful and informative safe operation factsheets in multiple languages.
In addition to general information, there are specific fliers for construction sites, bars and restaurants, child care facilities, food service providers, grocery stores, places of worship, and more!