As GIA prepares to host the 2022 annual conference in, there are a few points we’d like you to join us in considering:
Grantmakers in the Arts is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment throughout our annual conference for all participants, the GIA team, and the host city. As such, our COVID-19 protocols are guided by the requirements and recommendations of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and we continue to monitor state and local health mandates and regulations.
All conference attendees, staff, speakers, volunteers, and other team members must adhere to and abide by the following safety precautions* to protect against the spread of COVID-19 and prioritize the safety of each other.
- All attendees must provide proof of vaccination.** Proof of completing a vaccination series more than 14 days before the start of the annual conference is required.
- Masks are required when attendees are indoors except when eating or drinking.
- If local COVID rates dictate at the time of the event, daily rapid testing may be required of each attendee.
- All attendees must adhere to social distance protocols put in place by GIA and respect others’ personal space.
*All GIA COVID-19 Policies are subject to change. Should changes be made, a notification will be sent to all registered attendees and updated on the conference website.
**We desire for all attendees to feel comfortable while attending the GIA Annual Conference, including those who are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. If you require additional accommodations because of this, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to arriving at the conference. We commit to doing everything within our abilities to ensure that all accommodations are considered.
Proof of Vaccine Process
All attendees must use the Bindle app for a safe and fast way to upload their COVID-19 vaccine information.
To access the Bindle user instructions that includes links to how-to-use videos as well as step-by-step instructions, click here.
Keep in mind health and safety
- Ask what precautions our local colleagues and community members want us to take and take them
- We encourage you to prepare yourself for safe travel before coming to Puerto Rico by taking advantage of your access to vaccines, following local and national recommendations for public health, including wearing a mask and physically distancing.
- Follow the lead of local authority and the host hotel
- Bring only passion, excitement, and a commitment to equity and justice; no Covid germs please!