The "Arts United STL" benefit concert raised $350,000 for the Regional Arts Commission’s Artist Relief Fund.
Money raised from the benefit will go to local working artists in emergency relief grants of $500 and $1,000.
The Black Rep along with 15 other arts organizations came together on May 31st for Arts United STL, a free virtual benefit concert to raise funds for the Regional Arts Commission (RAC) Artist Relief Fund, which gives emergency grants to working artists whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Arts United STL set a goal of raising $250,000 and exceeded that with a total of $350,000, including gifts and commitments made during and after the May 31st broadcast. The Arts United STL benefit performance can still be viewed in its entirety on YouTube: