COVID Safety Support for Large Organizations Grant – United States
ArtsWA COVID Safety Support for Large Organizations is now open for applications.
COVID Safety Support for Large Organizations offers one-time grants to large arts, culture, heritage, or science non-profit organizations in Washington State. Eligible applicants must have costs associated with COVID-19 testing and safety monitoring required by either state and local governments, union contracts, or both.
All eligible applicants will have reported annual gross receipts of greater than $5,000,000 in calendar year 2019.
This grant supports previously unfunded costs and current reimbursable costs for COVID-19 mitigation (for example: filtration systems, testing costs, PPE, staff to check vaccine cards, COVID-19 compliance officers, etc.).
Eligible uses for grant funds
Successful applicants must use the funds for costs incurred from March 1, 2020, to the date of application submission, as required by state law. The funds can be used for any COVID-19 testing and safety monitoring costs that have not been previously funded through other grant awards.
If responses for the cost(s) are “true” for ALL four statements below, then the applicant can feel confident that the cost is eligible:
The cost is associated with COVID-19 testing and safety monitoring.
The cost was/is necessary to continue the non-profit organization’s operations.
The cost was/is NOT for government related fees (for example: taxes; licenses; state, county, federal, and/or city fees).
The non-profit organization will certify that the cost was/is not funded by any other funder, whether private, state, or federal.
Grant funds may NOT be used for:
Salary increases, bonuses, and dividends to owner(s) or investor(s)
Costs already reimbursed previously by federal programs (for example: SBA Paycheck Protection Program) or costs previously reimbursed by any grant or loan program
Active arts, culture, heritage, or science non-profit 501c3 organizations physically located and operating in Washington State
Have reported annual gross receipts of greater than $5,000,000 in calendar year 2019
Generate at least 51% of revenue in Washington State
Have had costs associated with COVID-19 mitigation as required by state and local governments and/or by union contracts
Have outstanding costs for COVID-19 mitigation: from previous grant applications that were not funded or not fully funded –AND/OR– for the period between your last grant application up until the date of your submission of this grant application
For the purposes of this grant, “science” non-profit organizations may not be science companies, including research and/or development laboratories or services, and science manufacturing.
Non-profit organizations that restrict patronage for any reason other than capacity or age restrictions, per state and federal non-discrimination regulations
Non-profit organizations debarred by the federal government
For the purposes of this grant “science” non-profit organizations may not be science companies, including research and/or development laboratories or services, and science manufacturing
For more information, visit https://www.arts.wa.gov/covid-safety-support-for-large-organizations/