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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 Jessicat@ky.gov.

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS

Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation
https://www.gottliebfoundation.org/emergency-grant

American Society of Journalism and Authors
http://asja.org/For-Writers/WEAF

Anonymous Was a Woman COVID-19 Relief Grant
https://www.anonymouswasawoman.org/new-page

Artist Relief Tree Fund
https://artistrelieftree.com/request-funding/

Artists Economy Loses, LIVE spreadsheet
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CyQBOZy3SDHn_7KG8xuUnZ-bHlfipl9KSBN8KvN3ucY/edit#gid=0

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfv4AazvLFVUNAgXoxqBqfZ7jJVkrMroa-CET6Vt6XygR-CaQ/viewform?fbzx=3921934041473436626

Artwork Archive
https://artiststhrive.org/covid-19

Authors League Fund
https://authorsleaguefund.org

Carnegie Fund for Authors
https://www.carnegiefundforauthors.org/grant-eligibility

CERF+ The Artists Safety Net
https://cerfplus.org/get-relief/apply-for-help/craft-emergency-relief-fund/

Disabled Creator and Activist Pandemic Relief
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfulLWdi9Fe0baCkAUhIsf2ExB-xh_kwZ6I1vi7vF9VwR2D_A/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3tXioajDDyrLqw-Fvr924q6mVL6Zq954gd4ar5cdyMreBKWk4JUsRdDDs

Format Photographer Fund
https://www.format.com/photographer-fund

Foundation for Contemporary Arts
https://www.foundationforcontemporaryarts.org/grants/emergency-grants

Freelancers Union
https://www.freelancersunion.org/about/

HowlRound Theatre Commons
https://howlround.com/happenings/panel-artists-time-global-pandemic-asl-captioned

HowlRound Theatre Commons: Recorded Webinar
https://howlround.com/happenings/livestreaming-financial-strategies-freelance-artists-time-crisis-asl-captioned

Pen America
https://pen.org/writers-emergency-fund

Rauschenberg Emergency Grants
https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Rauschenberg-Emergency-Grants

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
http://www.sfwa.org/about/benevolent-funds/emergency-medical-fund

The Creator Fund
https://creatorfund.ck.page/

The Haven Foundation
http://www.thehavenfdn.org/application/

The Soze Agency: Artist + Activist Relief Fund
https://www.wearesoze.com/relief-fund

 

PERFORMERS

Actors' Equity
https://www.actorsequity.org

American Federation of Musicians
https://www.afm.org/covid-19/

American Guild of Musical Artists
https://agmarelief.org/eligibility/

Association of Performing Arts Professionals
https://www.apap365.org/Advocacy/Emergency-Response

Audio Assemble
https://audioassemble.com/resources-for-musicians-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/

Blues Foundation HART Fund
https://blues.org/hart-fund/

Broadcasters Foundation of America: Emergency & Disaster Grant
https://broadcastersfoundation.org/emergency-grant-form/

Come Together: Music Industry Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1380856882273928/

COVID-19 Music Production Response Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2396222610479031/?ref=share

Equal Sound
https://equalsound.org/musicians-corona-relief-fund-application/

Gospel Music Trust Fund
http://www.gospelmusictrustfund.org

IATSE
https://www.iatse.net

Idea Awards COVID-19 Response Grant Lottery
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScnN7lZzFE819oHmeWZeTLn7_2sjSEXUQo5tIeopNqSiNDoKw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR0swzsLEQHl6g4uNxMXgr8ZBJs5UcStKCjnFyN8bvyGslJm22o8rMwvpVI

International Bluegrass Music Association's BlueGrass Trust Fund
https://ibma.org/bluegrass-community-resources-during-covid-19/

Jazz Foundation
https://jazzfoundation.org/musicians-emergency-fund/

LightHopeLife, Inc.
https://www.lighthopelife.org/betterhelp-group-form

Missed Tour: Fans helping bands
https://missedtour.org

Music Health Alliance Grant
https://www.musichealthalliance.com/covid-19-resources/

Music Maker Relief Foundation
https://musicmaker.org/covid-19-update-pat-mother-blues-cohen/

PLUS1 Covid-19 Relief Fund
http://plus1.org/COVIDRELIEF?fbclid=IwAR2089UWEsU1xLB2sF-s8QGPjSuT4LxSYR427nWA1r0Z6jd--8KMRkkBpKs

Recording Academy
https://www.grammy.com/musicares/get-help

SAG-AFTRA Foundation
https://sagaftra.foundation/assistance/disasterrelief/

Sound Royalties
https://soundroyalties.com/no-cost-funding/

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
https://www.sweetrelief.org/request-assistance.html

The Actors Fund
https://actorsfund.org/am-i-eligible-help

The Social Distancing Festival
https://www.socialdistancingfestival.com

Viral MUSIC- Because Kindness is Contagious
https://www.facebook.com/groups/622864291902580/?multi_permalinks=625025531686456¬if_id=1584417344858800¬if_t=group_highlights

 

ORGANIZATIONS

Americans for the Arts Impact Survey
https://surveys.americansforthearts.org/s3/CoronavirusImpactSurvey

Book Industry Charitable Foundation
http://www.bincfoundation.org/assistance/

CharityHowTo: Webinars-What you need to know about postponing and cancelling events
https://www.charityhowto.com/nonprofit-webinar/covid-19-and-what-you-need-to-know-about-postponing-and-cancelling-events? fbclid=IwAR1OHCNL8kH-VbeianUva8b0O6a9ykj9o5eP9Dm6ZbWmc3xZap-wFiAX6uM

CharityHowTo: Webinars-Fundraising during a crisis
https://www.charityhowto.com/nonprofit-webinar/fundraising-during-a-crisis?list=Free+Courses

DeVos Institue of Art Management: Pro Bono Consulatations
https://mailchi.mp/devosinstitute/the-devos-institute-of-arts-management-invites-applications-for-pro-bono-consultations-in-wake-of-pandemic?e=00645a19f1

Fund for the Arts Emergency Support Grants
https://fundforthearts.org/covid-19-emergency-support-grants-for-nonprofit-arts-culture-organizations/

sgENG
https://npengage.com/arts-cultural/resources-to-guide-arts-and-cultural-organizations-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/

Springboard for the Arts
https://springboardforthearts.org/stories-writing/principles-for-ethical-cancellation

 

STATE/NATIONAL RESOURCES

Americans for the Arts
https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-topic/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus-covid-19-resource-and-response-center

Art Inc. Kentucky
https://www.artinckentucky.org

CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

Executive Order 2020-246, List of Life-Sustaining Retail
https://governor.ky.gov/attachments/20200322_Executive-Order_2020-246_Retail.pdf

Facebook Small Business Grants Program
https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants

Fund for the Arts Resource Page
https://fundforthearts.org/online-resource-center/

Kentucky Career Center FAQ
https://kcc.ky.gov/career/Pages/What%20You%20Need%20To%20Know.aspx

Kentucky Department for Public Health COVID-19 website
http://kycovid19.ky.gov

Kentucky Nonprofit Network COVID-19 Resource Page
https://www.kynonprofits.org/coronavirus?utm_source=KNN+ALL+emails+of+reps+-+ALL+GrowthZone&utm_campaign=93ec80fe02-EMAIL_ CAMPAIGN_11_4_2019_13_51_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_84caadc067-93ec80fe02-168349549

Kentucky Response to COVID-19
https://governor.ky.gov/covid19

Kentucky Small Business Development Center
https://www.ksbdc.org/coronavirus

Kentucky Unemployment Insurance
http://www.kewes.ky.gov

National Endowment for the Arts
https://www.arts.gov

National Endowment for the Arts
https://www.arts.gov

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund
https://ofwemergencyfund.org/help

Performing Arts Readiness
https://performingartsreadiness.org

SBA Fact Sheet
https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Declarations/ViewDisasterDocument/3488

The Lee Initiative - Restaurant Workers Relief Program
https://leeinitiative.org/

 

GENERAL INFORMATION AND ADDITIONAL LINKS

Artists Thrive
https://artiststhrive.org/covid-19

Arts Ed Collaborative
https://mailchi.mp/bdb4acea2471/were-here-for-you

Arts Education Partnership
https://www.aep-arts.org/covid-19-resources

Arts Ready
https://www.artsready.org

Authors League Fund
https://authorsleaguefund.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Crisis-Advice-Guide-2019.pdf

Be Well At Work
https://uhs.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/breathing_exercises_0.pdf

COVID-19 Freelance Artists Resources
https://covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/?fbclid=IwAR1osSpOzLGl-MTkrmsrKjOfgn6E8odWSBthLs2NDojcqH-6-Bcsbr0c_Mk

Creative Capital
https://creative-capital.org/2020/03/13/list-of-arts-resources-during-the-covid-19-outbreak/?fbclid=IwAR12HTalqbAMBZDW8_ih0jd5DAEDtm6QkqJU3TuGCJQwO-Rh6fZgrO0urZ4

My Modern Met
https://mymodernmet.com/crowdfunding-for-creatives/

National Coalition for Arts' Preparedness Response
https://www.ncaper.org/social-media

National Endowment for the Arts
https://www.arts.gov/COVID-19-FAQs

Online Art & Design Studio Instruction in the Age of "Social Distancing" Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2872732516116624

 

Page last updated: April 2, 2020
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