By Alexander Kirk, 9News | Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and The Denver Foundation announced Wednesday the first round of applicants to receive emergency funding from the COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund. Denver arts and culture organizations are currently experiencing an unprecedented loss in revenue due to the pandemic, according to the fund’s organizers.

A Colorado Creative Industries report estimated a loss of 32,000 jobs and $823 million in revenue between April and July statewide for the music, theatre, dance and visual arts industry.

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation has committed $1 million toward the COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund and The Denver Foundation, which is administering the fund, donated $50,000 to the cause.

Some of the organizations receiving support from the COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund:
Boulder Community Broadcast KGNU, Harmony – A Colorado Chorale, Levitt Pavilion, Museo de las Americas, Rocky Ridge Music, Swallow Hill Music, and Youth on Record. (Go to the link to read the rest of the recipients).
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Donations can be made to the COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund at this link.

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[Thank you to Alex Teitz, http://www.femmusic.com, for contributing this article.]

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