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Supporting the City of Los Angeles:LA Arts Recovery Fund

Los Angeles is defined by its creative energy. From Hollywood toVenice Beach to Downtown, LA pulses with the vitality of its culturalcenters. For decades, Los Angeles has drawn artists, performers,makers, and creative collaborators who enliven and enrich our city’slife. Today, more than 500 arts nonprofits give energy and feed LA’svibrant diversity.The global pandemic has had a crippling effect on many of theseorganizations. Museums and art galleries have been closed formonths. Exhibitions, performances, and school programs have beencanceled. The long-term viability of many organizations is now atserious risk. The impact will be severe on the organizational staff, theartists who work with them, and the communities they serve.Within weeks of our city’s shutdown in March 2020, Getty launcheda 10 million LA Arts Recovery Fund to provide grants to small andmedium sized LA-based museums and other arts nonprofits.We invite you to join us in supporting the future ofthe arts in LA.LA Arts Recovery Fund2

Los Angeles’ diverse arts community mustcontinue to thrive as our city itself recovers.Since launching the Fund in March 2020, Getty has been joinedby other leading foundations and philanthropists from SouthernCalifornia and the nation to build the fund to over 30 million.Now, to reach our goal of sustaining at least 70 cornerstonearts nonprofits in our region with two years of operating grants,we seek to raise an additional 10 million from individualscommitted to the vitality of arts in our community. The LA ArtsRecovery Fund has already made 80 grants to small museums,nonprofit galleries, and visual arts organizations.2015 Día de los Muertos, courtesy of Self Help Graphics & Art. Photo: Rafael Cardenas.In addition to vital financial assistance, grantees will receivetechnical support from a network of experts. Support willinclude assistance for navigating reopening under new publichealth guidelines, developing online programming, adoptingeffective governance practices, building successful fundraisingplans, and executing adapted business models.The LA Arts Recovery Fund begins with a commitment to listento grantees and to address the needs of the communities theyserve.California Community Foundation (CCF) is providingadministrative support and administering all grants. Gettyand CCF will cover all administrative and processing fees,so that 100% of donor contributions go directly to grantees,and that grantees bear no administrative expenses related toreceiving a grant.Craft Contemporary Paperworks installation image, September 2015. Photo: Craft ContemporaryLA Arts Recovery Fund3

The global pandemic has threatened the existence of businesses andnonprofits around the world. Our city’s cultural life is at risk. Yoursupport of the LA Arts Recovery Fund will help ensure a successfulrecovery for vital, community-focused arts nonprofits across our city.Together we can support the arts, enhance communities, save jobs, andmake arts education accessible to students who need it the most. Whenyou join with Getty, CCF, and a network of committed fellow donors, yourfinancial investment will be carefully directed, supported, and stewarded.As a donor to this fund, you become a partner to Getty and to all of theorganizations supported through the Recovery Fund. Getty will providedonors with investment impact reports and connect donors with granteesso you can see and hear about your investment first-hand.We invite you to join us.Together we can make a difference.LA Arts Recovery Fund4

44%of LA CountyArts & Culturenonprofitsexpect layoffsIn 2018 arts,culture, andhumanitiesnonprofits inLA Countygeneratedrevenue of29%already havereduced staffTotal reportedlaid off andfurloughed staff: 2 billion71%of LA CountyArts & Culturenonprofits expectthe current crisisto have a “severe”or “extremelysevere” impact ontheir organization2,000 LA Arts organizations reportIn 2020,1 in 6jobs in LACounty is ina creative field 29.2 millionin negative financialimpact due toCOVID-19and1.9 millionlost attendeesNearly 1 of 6of LACounty artsorganizationsare notconfident theycan survivethe impact ofCOVID-19Survey data from Americans for the Arts: “The Economic Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Arts and Culture Sector” as of October 5, 2020

LA Arts Recovery Fund Grantees as of June 20201. 18th Street Arts Center2. A D Architecture and Design Museum23. Eagle Rock Community CulturalAssociation dba Center for the Arts Eagle Rock3. American Museum of Ceramic Art24. Echo Park Film Center4. Angels Gate Cultural Center25. Elysian Valley Arts Collective5. Armory Center for the Arts26. Filmforum Inc. (Los Angeles Filmforum)6. Art Share L.A.27. Free Arts for Abused Children7. artlab21 Foundation (ESMoA)28. Fulcrum Arts8. Arts and Services for Disabled, Inc. dba Able ARTS Work29. Ghetto Film School9. Arts Council for Long Beach30. Historic Italian Hall Foundation dba Italian AmericanMuseum of Los Angeles10. Automata Arts11. Avenue 50 Studio12. Barcid Foundation13. Barnsdall Arts/Friends of the Junior Arts Center14. Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory15. Center for the Study of Political Graphics16. City Hearts: Kids Say YES to the Arts17. Clockshop18. Coaxial Arts Foundation19. Craft Contemporary20. Craft in America Center21. dA Center for the Arts22. DSTL ArtsLA Arts Recovery Fund31. Human Resources Los Angeles32. Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA)33. Inner-City Arts34. Japanese American Cultural & Community Center35. Japanese American National Museum36. JOAN Los Angeles37. Lancaster Museum & Public Art Foundation38. Las Fotos Project39. LAXART40. Level Ground41. Long Beach Museum of Art Foundation42. Los Angeles Center of Photography6

LA Arts Recovery Fund Grantees as of June 2020 (continued)43. Los Angeles Conservancy44. Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)64. Society for the Activation of Social Space through Artand Sound (SASSAS)45. Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND)65. St. Elmo Village46. Los Angeles Performance Practice66. The Association for the Advancement of FilipinoAmerican Arts and Culture (FilAm ARTS)47. MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles48. Museum of Jurassic Technology49. Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)50. Museum of Neon Art51. NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA)52. ONE Archives Foundation53. Outfest54. P.S. ARTS55. Piece by Piece56. Plaza de la Raza, Inc.57. Project X Foundation for Art and Criticism58. reDiscover Center59. RuckusRoots Inc.60. Ryman-Carroll Foundation (Ryman Arts)61. Santa Monica Museum of Art dba Institute ofContemporary Art, Los Angeles67. The Chimaera Project68. The HeArt Project dba artworxLA69. The Mistake Room70. The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF)71. The Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC)72. The Underground Museum73. The Wende Museum of the Cold War, Inc.74. Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural75. Velaslavasay Panorama76. Venice Arts77. Vincent Price Art Museum Foundation78. Visual Communications Media79. Women in Film, Los Angeles80. Women’s Center for Creative Work62. Self Help Graphics & Art63. Side Street ProjectsLA Arts Recovery Fund7

LA Arts Recovery FundGetty FoundationDevelopmentJoan WeinsteinDirectorGetty FoundationJanet Feldstein McKillopVice President for DevelopmentJ. Paul Getty ty.edu310.440.72558

13. Barnsdall Arts/Friends of the Junior Arts Center 14. Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory 15. Center for the Study of Political Graphics 16. City Hearts: Kids Say YES to the Arts 17. Clockshop 18. Coaxial Arts Foundation 19. Craft Contemporary 20. Craft in America Center 21. dA Center for the