Category: News

PPP Loan Application Deadline Officially Extended to 8/8/20

From Nina Ozlu Tunceli, Executive Director, Arts Action Fund – I wanted to share important updates on some popular CARES Act programs. The deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgivable loan through a bank or online financial institution was officially extended from June 30 to August 8, 2020. Last week, Congress unanimously voted to extend the deadline […]

National Endowment for the Arts Approves Arts Organizations for CARES Act Funding

From Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts – The National Endowment for the Arts announces the nonprofit arts organizations recommended for direct funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These 855 organizations—located in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico—will receive a total of $44.5 million in nonmatching […]

Tennessee Receives South Arts Awards in Performing Arts Touring, Literary Arts Touring, and Cross-Sector Impact Grants

From South Arts – Performing Arts and Literary Arts Touring Grants support the presentation of out-of-state Southern artists for public engagements and residences, and Cross-Sector Impact Grants support collaborative, community-building projects spanning arts, culture, and other sectors of society. These three granting programs, supported by a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, connect […]

Building the Movement: America’s Youth Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

From the White House – First Lady Melania Trump is excited to announce Building the Movement: America’s Youth Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage, an exhibit honoring the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, which gave American women the right to vote. The exhibit will launch this August and will showcase artwork […]

Treasury Releases Even More Flexible Regulations on PPP Loan Forgiveness

From Nina Ozlu Tunceli, Executive Director, Arts Action Fund – On the heels of our comprehensive Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Webinar held on June 22nd, which you can view on our Facebook page, the Treasury/SBA released even more flexible regulations the following day that further clarified key forgiveness rules. There are several GREAT clarifications that will help you qualify to […]