Article Category: Financial Assistance

Stark State College Launches Upskill Stark Program

See if you qualify for online training at minimal or no cost – you could be eligible for up to $2,000 in grants! Start online, and in many cases, transition to classroom learning when in-person classes resume.

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

The PUA program will provide up to 39 weeks of benefits to many who historically have not qualified for unemployment benefits, such as self-employed workers, 1099 tax filers, part-time workers, and those who lack sufficient work history. Individuals who have exhausted all regular unemployment and any weekly extensions also may be eligible for the program. …

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Artist Relief

To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial assistance to artists across the United States.

Stark Community Impact Fund

A grant for organizations that provide assistance to seniors, childcare for first-responders, emergency financial assistance (utilities, rent and mortgage assistance), food, mental health services, shelter.