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The Ark is Still Afloat

Even though The Ark, Michigan’s nonprofit home for folk and roots music, is closed, livestream Ark Family Room performances continue. The Ark has also launched a crowdfund campaign on The Ford Motor Company Fund will be matching the first $15,000 in gifts. Donations such as these continue to be vital in sustaining The Ark through this long period of closure.

The Save Our Stages Act would provide Small Business Administration grants for independent live music venue operators affected by COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. These grants would provide at least six months of financial support to keep venues afloat, pay employees and preserve a critical economic sector for communities across America. Through, more  than 1 million emails have been sent, letting all 538 members of Congress know that constituents want to keep independent venues alive.

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