New funds available for cultural organizations struggling due to COVID-19

Wisconsin Humanities Council has launched its second round of federal CARES Act grants to help humanities and cultural organizations in the state, according to the organization. Applications are being accepted through July 15 for grants of up to $7,500 to help organizations cope with financial hardship from the coronavirus pandemic.

The Wisconsin Humanities CARES Relief Grant program distributed just over $300,000 in its first round of grants and this second round is expected to award a total of about $240,000. Eligible applicants must be nonprofit organizations located in Wisconsin that provide public humanities programming as a significant part of their mission.

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