Nonprofit Helps Bridge Affordability Gaps For Women Artists Struggling With Expensive Care Options
The Women’s Center for Creative Work has distributed $200,000 in small grants (usually $2,000 to $3,000) to artists with medical needs over the past three years.
Los Angeles Times:
For Female Artists Struggling To Afford Healthcare, Nonprofit Offers Grants To Help In Hard Times
Even with the wider availability of affordable insurance plans after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, many people still find themselves unable to seek care because of the cost of co-pays or deductibles, or treatments that aren’t covered by their plan. To help bridge some of these gaps in coverage, the Women’s Center for Creative Work, an L.A. nonprofit that focuses on feminist creative practices, launched an emergency healthcare grant in 2016. (Gluck, 10/9)