New Emergency Preparedness Grants Available from PAR

From Lyrasis –

The Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) project is offering resources that assist organizations with emergency planning and contribute to their sustainability during crises. Organizations can benefit from grants supporting the creation of emergency plans, grants for disaster network development, and the hosting of emergency preparedness consultants.

Among PAR’s offerings are:

  • Grants of up to $7500 for 24 performing arts organizations for the creation of individual institutional emergency preparedness or Continuity of Operations (CoOP) plans:
  • Grants of $5,000 – $25,000 each will be awarded for 7 projects to support both the development of new or emerging disaster preparedness networks that include performing arts and culture organizations, or the expansion of existing networks to increase participation among performing arts organizations:

Three Emergency Preparedness Consultant/Circuit Riders to work directly with performing arts organizations on a local level, providing expertise, training, consulting and mentoring to staffs and Boards regarding effective emergency preparedness:

Please feel free to contact Steve Eberhardt with any questions about PAR’s programs.

The Performing Arts Readiness project is funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation. The Project Partners bring together knowledge of the performing arts field and expertise in emergency preparedness from both the performing arts and cultural heritage communities.