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Indiana Arts Commission and gener8tor Announce Emergency Response Program for Creatives

This is a state-wide initiative inviting all Hoosier creatives to sign up for a free consultation.

 

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(Indianapolis, Ind.) – The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC), is partnering with gener8tor, to provide a new initiative that supports Indiana creatives affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Under the Indiana Creatives Emergency Response Program, Hoosier creative entrepreneurs will have access to free one-on-one consultations with advisors designed to identify and leverage critical resources in order to weather this ongoing public health crisis.

Free support sessions will begin Monday, July 6 and continue through Friday, July 10, there are a limited number of sessions available so creatives are encouraged to register now.

The gener8tor team will work one-on-one with artists and creatives to address the various issues they are facing during the COVID-19 outbreak along with questions about various federal, state, local, private programs (unemployment benefits, loans, grants, etc.), and other things they need assistance with.

Those interested can sign up through the gener8tor website.

This is a state-wide initiative inviting all Hoosier creatives to sign up for a free consultation.

"After surveying Hoosier creatives, we knew what they needed most was one-on-one attention to their specific situations. This program will give them the individualized attention they need in order to pivot from the pre-COVID world," said Anna Tragesser, IAC Artist, and Community Services Manager.

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