Artist Relief Application

Sierra Arts Foundation Artist Relief Grant is made possible by the donations of community members and local business who understand and support the importance of local  art. 


To assist artists of all disciplines who are struggling financially.


  • Must be 18 or older
  • Resident within 100 miles of Reno
  • Practicing Artist
  • Facing financial hardship 

Artist Relief Application

Application Instructions

Submission Procedures & Required Document

  • Online Artist Relief Grant Application
  • ID/Drivers License
  • W9

Applications lacking required documents or support materials will not be accepted.

  • Applicant must reside within 100 miles of Reno, NV.
  • Applicant is 18 years old or older.
  • Applicant is a practicing artist able to demonstrate a sustained commitment to their artistic career.
  • Applicant can provide and upload current Driver License/IdentificationCard.
  • Applicant can provide and upload W9.
  • Applicant is NOT an employee, board member, or director of Sierra Arts Foundation

ID/Drivers License

Photocopy of a State Identification Card, State Drivers License.  (PDF or JPG Format)


Completed and signed W9 form.

Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors and Art Patrons

Nevada’s premier arts organization & resource center.

In 1987 Sierra Arts Foundation began awarding grants to artists of all disciplines living within a 100-mile radius.

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Sierra Arts Foundation 17 S. Virginia Street Reno, NV 89501

(775) 329-2787

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10:00 am to 2:00 pm
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Saturday: 12:00 – 4:00

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