The Arts Are Vital: Grantee Portal

Congratulations! The Alliance for the Arts and the Meisenberg Family Trust are happy to support your important work during this unprecedented time with an award from The Arts are Vital Grant. It is imperative that you refrain from any public statements on social media or otherwise about this grant award until after our formal announcement on August 7, 2020. 

On this page you can upload your signed Letter of Understanding and IRS Form W9. Beneath the form is our media kit including a sample press release, social media channels and the Alliance logo. Once again, we ask that you refrain from publicizing your award until after our formal announcement on August 7, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

IRS Form W9 can be downloaded here. Please make sure the name on IRS Form W9 matches the name you would like the check made out to.


Grantee Media Kit

Congratulations on receiving The Arts Are Vital Grant! The following materials are intended to help promote your award.

News Release

Click here to download a sample news release to contact local news organizations and let them know you have received the award.


You may also use the Alliance for the Arts logo on your materials in connection with this specific project.

Social Media

Please tag @Alliance for the Arts on Facebook, @allianceforthearts on Instagram or @ArtInLee on Twitter.


We’re pulling together a small thank you video to send to our community. Please upload your video directly to the VidHug website and share why the artists and the arts are vital during these uncertain and difficult times and always. Creativity encouraged but please keep submission to 1 minute.  Deadline is August 5, 2020. Please click here to submit.

If you have any questions please contact [email protected].