April 2020 Week 3
Staying Connected and Creative 
Each Wednesday during the stay-at-home advisory period,
we'll be sending out a variety of art-related links to help keep you connected

This week's newsletter is focused on financial survival and emergency funding for artists and small businesses.  

Freelance Artist Resource Producing Collective

Creative Capital
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, Creative Capital have created a list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals.  Click here to learn more

Musicians Foundation
United States-based musicians who've been active for the past five years are eligible to apply for a micro-grant.  Click here to learn more

Hello Alice
Hello Alice is offering $10,000 grants being distributed immediately to small business owners impacted by coronavirus, as part of our broader mission to ensure Business for All. In addition to funding, grant recipients will receive ongoing support from the Hello Alice community.  Click here to learn more

Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston
ABC has assembled an  emergency response panel  of large law firms ready and willing to advise artists and arts organizations on contracts, insurance, and labor and employment issues that are particularly relevant and concerning during this unprecedented time. Schedule a FREE call to discuss CARES Act relief initiatives, including SBA loans and expanded Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. 

Keep the Arts Alive in Your Community!

It takes a village of staff and artists to adapt and sustain programming in this  challenging environment we find ourselves in. 
We need your help more than ever to stay afloat, pay our bills, and continue providing meaningful community connections. 

We're seeking people for the following roles...

1.  Our Summer Drama Workshop program is hiring a Music Director, Teaching Artists, and Program Assistants.  Click here  for more info and to apply.

2.  Join our Board of Directors and help deliver high-quality arts programming to the community.  Send an email to bod@upwitharts.org.

3.  Artists of all mediums to develop and lead virtual workshops and performances during the Stay-at-home mandate.  Send an email to info@upwitharts.org.
Your membership creates a vibrant arts scene!

Become a member  of the Arts Alliance and experience exciting community events  and inspiring educational opportunities year round. Members receive special benefits and help us remain an outlet for creativity and connection for all!
River's Edge Arts Alliance Board and Staff:

2019 - 2020 Board of Directors
Anna Klashka - President
Danielle Neuffer - Vice President
Kevin Santos - Treasurer
Christopher Griffith - Secretary
Julie-Anne Burdick
PJ Mann
Ron Sorgman

Junior BOD members:
Brianna Hamel - Marlborough High School
Lucy McCabe - AMSA
Chief Administrative Officer (on leave)- Danielle Griggs
Interim Chief Administrative Officer- Leah Ambrosino

To learn more about our leadership, please visit our leadership website:  

Current Annual Report:  http://upwitharts.org/annual-report/
The River's Edge Arts Alliance is proud to be a member of the Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce .