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GRANTS and FUNDS
GRANTS and FUNDS
MORE COMPILED RESOURCE GUIDES
National Emergency Library
List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak
American Alliance of Museums Resource Guide
The American Alliance of Museum has compiled this guide to help museums prepare internally and externally for outbreaks in their communities. AAM will continue to monitor this evolving situation and update this guidance as needed. These recommendations are not to be taken as legal advice or a definitive answer for any particular museum, but rather as a guide for preparedness for the field.
The Commonsense Guide to Coronavirus for Events and Conferences
COVID19 Effect Preparation Worksheet
National Coalition for Arts’ Preparedness and Emergency Response
Arts Ready Alert - Preparing for the Potential Impact of Coronavirus
COVID-19 Resources from the New England Foundation for the Arts
Alliance of Artist Communities | COVID-19 Preparedness for Residencies
Freelance Artists Resources
A comprehensive list of tips and tools and examples for event organizers during the coronavirus
National Performance Network (NPN) Resources
We are grateful to our peers whose expertise in emergency management are a guide for us in these uncertain times. Below we share links to resources others have created. We will continue to gather and update these resources on this page.
COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources
CERF+ - Voluntary task force supplying temporary relief to artists.
Principles for Ethical Cancellation - Springboard for the Arts
Google Drive of resources for Remote Studio Instruction
Webinar + Slides - Event Safety Alliance -
Arts & Humanities Planning, Response, Prevention & Informational Resources for Organizations and Practitioners/Individuals
Web-based artist residency - work from a social distance or self quarantine to adapt our practices and build community in isolation // OVERLAND ARTWORKS
Artists, Culture Workers, Freelancers, Gig_Event Economy Losses Due to Covid-19 Cancellations
GRANTS and FUNDS
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants - COVID 19 F
* In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the artist community, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts is creating a temporary fund to meet the needs of experimental artists who have been impacted by the economic fallout from postponed or canceled performances and exhibitions. For as long as our Board of Directors determines it is necessary and prudent to do so, the Foundation will disburse one-time $1,500 grants to artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed because of the pandemic.
Rauschenberg Emergency Grants
NYFA has partnered with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to administer a new medical emergency grant program called Rauschenberg Emergency Grants. Beginning in late May/early June 2020, the program will provide visual and media artists and choreographers with one-time grants of up to $5,000 for medical emergencies including but not limited to: hospital and doctor bills (including insurance co-pays), tests, physical/occupational therapy, prescription drugs specifically for the emergency medical condition, and emergency dental work.
Emergency Relief Programs - Alliance of Artist Communities
Emergency Grants - Women Arts
The Haven - Assistance for artists facing career-threatening emergencies.
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc
Typically-$5,000 award to artists facing unexpected disasters.
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants
$200-$2500 in funding for artists dealing with hardship or who incur unexpected expenses for projects close to completion date.
Kinkade Family Foundation (for curators)
Artist Relief Project
Artist Relief Tree
Actor's Fund Disability Support
Supportive services for entertainment professionals and their families when they are coping with a short- or long-term illness or disability.
Actor's Fund Funeral & Burial Assistance
For entertainment professionals
Actorʻs Fund Entertainment Assistance Program
When you’re facing personal or work-related problems.
Joan Mitchell Foundation Emergency Grants for 2020
To help artists get back to work, the Joan Mitchell Foundation provides grants of up to $6,000 to US-based visual artists who have suffered significant physical losses after natural or man-made disasters.
The Musicians Foundation
Gives grants, up to $3,000, for medical and allied living expenses in emergencies, and pay these debts on behalf of the musicians we help.
The Blues Foundationʻs HART Fund (Handy Artists Relief Trust)
For Blues musicians and their families in financial need due to a broad range of health concerns.
The PEN America Writers’ Emergency Fund
A small grants program for professionals—published or produced—writers in acute or unexpected financial crisis.
The Authors League Fun