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Other Artist & Art Organization Resources

The Social Distancing Festival

(showcase of performing/visual artists whose shows/gigs/exhibits were cancelled due to COVID-19)

Tools for Artists and Art Organizations

HowlRound Artists in a Time of Global Pandemic webinar

Focused on shared resources (legal, advocacy, how to take your work virtual, finding emergency funding, and financial best practices in crisis) and building and grounding our national community for US-based freelance artists and cultural workers in all disciplines.

Tools for Artists and Art Organizations

U.S. Department of Arts and Culture Community Care in the Time of Coronavirus

A diverse resource list for addressing social justice as it pertains to the nation’s reaction to the COVID-19 emergency.

Tools for Artists and Art Organizations

Freelance Artist Resources

An aggregated list of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to individual artists of all disciplines.

Artist and Art Organization Emergency

ArtsReady

An online emergency preparedness service with a number of COVID-19 preparedness resources from across the arts and culture sector.

Artist and Art Organization Emergency

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures COVID-19 Resource Directory

A sortable spreadsheet with numerous categories, including emergency funding, statements from the field, and social media groups for arts organizations and individual artists.

Artist and Art Organization Emergency

DeVos Institute of Arts Management Pro Bono Consultation for U.S. Arts Organizations

Rapid response support for American arts and culture non-profits in wake of pandemic.

Tools for Artists and Art Organizations

California Lawyers for the Arts Emergency Resources

A list of resources for artists and arts organizations on behalf of the arts community.

Tools for Artists and Art Organizations

Arts Education Partnership COVID-19 Partner Resources

A collection of information from leaders in the arts education field related to shifting operations to online platforms for telework situations, serving their constituents in new ways and caring for their employees.

Tools for Artists and Art Organizations

National Endowment for the Arts COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations

A lengthy list of arts service organizations providing frequently updated news and resources for artists and arts organizations.

Tools for Artists and Art Organizations

Californians for the Arts COVID-19 Resources

Tracks in one place the Federal, State and Local news that impacts the entire arts sector.

Tools for Artists and Art Organizations

Americans for the Arts Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource and Response Center

Closely monitoring recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Federal and D.C. governments as developments evolve.

Emergency Funding

CalArts Artist, Grant, and Info Resource List

Emergency Funding

Americans for the Arts Resources for the Arts and Culture Field

Emergency Funding

CARES Act Table of Loan, Grant, and Compensation Opportunities for the Arts

Artist and Art Organization Emergency

City of Riverside List of Artist and Art Org Resources

Artist and Art Organization Emergency

Financial Relief Resources for Artists

Artist and Art Organization Emergency

Rauschenberg Emergency Grants

One-time cash grants of up to $5,000 to cover expenses caused by one-time, unexpected medical emergencies.

Emergency Funding

Jazz Road Quick Assist Fund

$1,000 grants available for freelance jazz musicians impacted by COVID-19 to offset lost income due to cancelled events in March, April, and May 2020.

Emergency Funding

Critical Minded COVID-19 Relief Grants

Unrestricted relief grants of $500 for cultural critics from underrepresented communities experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic.

Emergency Funding

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures Actos de Confianza Micro-Grants

$500 micro-grants to provide Latinx artists and arts administrators with short-term emergency financial assistance to compensate for loss of income due to the cancellation of an event, engagement, project or employment.

Emergency Funding

Artist Relief

Unrestricted $5,000 grants for practicing artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19.

Emergency Funding

The Actors Fund

Free and confidential assistance nationally to everyone who works in performing arts and entertainment.

Emergency Funding

Musicians Foundation

Financial assistance to professionals in the music industry.

Emergency Funding

MusiCares

Short-term financial assistance for musicians’ personal needs that have arisen due to unforeseen circumstances.

Artist and Art Organization Emergency

Author’s League Fund

Helps professional authors, journalists, poets, and dramatists who find themselves in financial need because of medical or health-related problems, temporary loss of income, or other misfortune.

Artist and Art Organization Emergency

CERF+ – CERF+ Emergency Assistance

Supporting intensive care, focused on those infected with the COVID-19 that require intensive medical care.

Artist and Art Organization Emergency

PEN America Writer’s Emergency Fund

 Small grants for professional writers in acute or unexpected financial crisis.

Emergency Funding

Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund

- Emergency relief grants up to $500 for queer writers of color who have experienced a loss of income due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Emergency Funding

Desert X Artist Relief Fund

One-time unrestricted emergency relief cash grants up to $1,000 for Southern California artists, including the Coachella Valley and desert environs, who have been directly impacted by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Emergency Funding

LA Arts COVID-19 Relief Fund

Emergency relief grants up to $30,000 for Los Angeles County-based arts nonprofits to maintain essential functions and retain core staff through the COVID-19 crisis.

Emergency Funding

East Bay/Oakland Relief Fund for Individuals in the Arts

 Relief grants up to $2,000 to help the various and diverse cultural communities of artists, teaching artists, culture bearers, and nonprofit arts workers who comprise Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, with dedicated support for those in the City of Oakland.

Emergency Funding

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants for Visual and Performing Artists

 Urgent funding for visual and performing artists who incur unexpected or unbudgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition or performance dates.

Emergency Funding

Arts Administrators of Color Network Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Up to $200 to help those pursuing careers as artists or arts administrators whose income has been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Emergency Funding

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants

California is providing one-time state-funded disaster relief assistance to undocumented adults who are ineligible for other forms of assistance. The California Department of Social Services has selected twelve nonprofit organizations to help individuals apply for and receive this disaster relief assistance in their region. An undocumented adult who qualifies can receive $500 in direct assistance, with a maximum of $1000 in assistance per household.

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