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Emergency Resources


The Kentucky Arts Council is committed to assisting artists, arts organizations and other creatives, freelancers and creative industry stakeholders in accessing information to help navigate this time of uncertainty caused by COVID-19. The arts council has compiled these links to resources that offer valuable information and may be of use as the arts community moves forward. Arts council staff will update this page as more information becomes available. If you have a suggestion about links that could be added, email Jessica Taylor at


Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation

American Society of Journalism and Authors

Anonymous Was a Woman COVID-19 Relief Grant

Artist Relief Tree Fund

Artists Economy Loses, LIVE spreadsheet

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Artwork Archive

Authors League Fund

Carnegie Fund for Authors

CERF+ The Artists Safety Net

Disabled Creator and Activist Pandemic Relief

Format Photographer Fund

Foundation for Contemporary Arts

Freelancers Union

HowlRound Theatre Commons

HowlRound Theatre Commons: Recorded Webinar

Pen America

Rauschenberg Emergency Grants

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America

The Creator Fund

The Haven Foundation

The Soze Agency: Artist + Activist Relief Fund



Actors' Equity

American Federation of Musicians

American Guild of Musical Artists

Association of Performing Arts Professionals

Audio Assemble

Blues Foundation HART Fund

Broadcasters Foundation of America: Emergency & Disaster Grant

Come Together: Music Industry Support Group

COVID-19 Music Production Response Group

Equal Sound

Gospel Music Trust Fund


Idea Awards COVID-19 Response Grant Lottery

International Bluegrass Music Association's BlueGrass Trust Fund

Jazz Foundation

LightHopeLife, Inc.

Missed Tour: Fans helping bands

Music Health Alliance Grant

Music Maker Relief Foundation

PLUS1 Covid-19 Relief Fund

Recording Academy

SAG-AFTRA Foundation

Sound Royalties

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund

The Actors Fund

The Social Distancing Festival

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Americans for the Arts Impact Survey

Book Industry Charitable Foundation

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DeVos Institue of Art Management: Pro Bono Consulatations

Fund for the Arts Emergency Support Grants


Springboard for the Arts



Americans for the Arts

Art Inc. Kentucky


Executive Order 2020-246, List of Life-Sustaining Retail

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Fund for the Arts Resource Page

Kentucky Career Center FAQ

Kentucky Department for Public Health COVID-19 website

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Kentucky Response to COVID-19

Kentucky Small Business Development Center

Kentucky Unemployment Insurance

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund

Performing Arts Readiness

SBA Fact Sheet

The Lee Initiative - Restaurant Workers Relief Program



Artists Thrive

Arts Ed Collaborative

Arts Education Partnership

Arts Ready

Authors League Fund

Be Well At Work

COVID-19 Freelance Artists Resources

Creative Capital

My Modern Met

National Coalition for Arts' Preparedness Response

National Endowment for the Arts

Online Art & Design Studio Instruction in the Age of "Social Distancing" Facebook Group


Page last updated: April 2, 2020
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