Letter from Rochelle Branch to the Arts and Culture Community

Dear Pasadena Arts & Culture Community:

Cultural Affairs has already been in touch with many of you regarding your current Annual Grants Program awards. We are grateful that so many of you have responded with information about your ability to either defer your project in full or in part to the next fiscal year, when, we are all hopeful that this pestilence has passed.

There are so many sources of information being updated daily about resources for small business loans, unemployment payments, rent deferments and emergency funds at the Federal and local level. I am sharing some of these with you—to ensure that you have received them—in case you or your staff are eligible. Another great source for updated information is the LA County Department of Arts & Culture website which has aggregated many of these resources. https://www.lacountyarts.org/article/covid-19-resources

Our arts community is strong and creative. So many of you have been able to upload content onto your website—and some have participated in the City’s online resources for those at home. We send you our heartfelt encouragement and will continue to work on your behalf.

Sincerely, Rochelle, Jayme and the Cultural Affairs team

Rochelle Branch
Cultural Affairs Division Manager
City of Pasadena
175 N. Garfield Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 744-6915