COVID-19 Resources for the Artist Organization Field

This list is for arts organizers - please add resources, ideas, thinking and information surrounding best practices during pandemics and other emergencies.

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COVID-19 Resources for the Artist Organization Field

This list is for arts organizers - please add resources, ideas, thinking and information surrounding best practices during pandemics and other emergencies.

art, resources, grants, teaching, freelance

COVID-19 Resources

for the Artist Organization Field

This list is for arts organizers - please add resources, ideas, thinking and information surrounding best practices during pandemics and other emergencies.

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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



National 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

Creator Fund

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

COVID-19 Resources for the Artist Organization Field
Tags Art, Resources, Grants, Teaching, Freelance
Type Google Doc
Published 08/03/2021, 00:29:17


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