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WAITLIST APPLICATION for the Creative Response Collaborative Fund 2021 - 2022 

This application for the waitlist for Emergency Relief for Artists and Culture Bearers of Greater New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana. Creative Response Network hopes to secure more funding in order to redistribute to those who are eligible to receive the funds. 

If you are interested in being considered for our next round of funding please complete this form. The waitlist will close after 200 applications or by January 14th, 2022, whichever comes first. 

Please note that this application does not guarantee that you will receive funds. 

See below for the full description of the fund


Emergency Relief for Artists and Culture Bearers of Greater New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana
To support artists, cultural bearers, and creators facing the economic and social impacts of Hurricane Ida and the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Antenna, in collaboration with a host of local organizations, is reactivating the Creative Response Collaborative Fund. If you are interested in being considered for our next round of funding please complete this form.
The Creative Response Collaborative Fund exists to support artists, culture bearers, performers, writers, musicians, and filmmakers working across various mediums and disciplines facing the social and economic impact of global health crises,  pandemics, emergencies, disasters, and unmitigated climate vulnerabilities while advancing transformative and equitable change within the broader arts community in Southeast Louisiana.
Before applying, you should know…
The waitlist application process should take approximately ten to fifteen minutes to complete online and does not require submitting any supporting documentation or the creation of artwork.  If reopened, the Creative Response Collaborative Fund will make $500 and $1000 grant awards to artists. The grants are unrestricted and can be used for any expenses that support the artist.
Black, Indigenous, people of color, women, LGBTQ+GNC, immigrants, and artists with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you need assistance completing the waitlist application, contact Antenna at with 'Creative Response Waitlist Support Needed' in the subject line. The Fund will do so its best to assist.
Deadline: Submissions for the Waitlist will close on January 14, 2021, or when the Waitlist reaches 200 applications, whichever comes first.

Creative Response is a New Orleans-based art and movement building initiative encompassing a network of 70+ small and mid-size arts and cultural organizations working together to advance a more equitable, transformative, and sustainable ecology for artists, culture bearers, and arts organizations in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana.

Antenna is a not for profit organization focused on providing opportunities for emerging artists both literary and visual. 

Board members should be motivated to engage in the community and provide support for its members through a lens of compassion and equality. 

Elected members will be selected through the Nomination Committee and serve a three year term. Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged. 

Board Member Commitments:

  • Attend board meetings on a regular basis
  • Serve on at least one of the board/staff committees: Financial, Fundraising, Fiscal Sponsorship, Policy. Programs Support, etc.
  • Attend and volunteer gallery openings and other Antenna events
  • Support E.D., staff, assist with and donate to fundraisers
  • Be a liaison for Antenna by recruiting new board members; and introducing the organization to new local, regional and national strategic partnerships