Covid-19 Resources for Filmmakers and Artists

 

Covid-19 Resources

 

Please note that Covid-19 resources are changing rapidly and this page will be updated as needed.

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL GRANTS

The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant 
Emergency Grant | National
Painters, Printmakers, and Sculptors 

AFC COVID-19 Emergency Financial Aid

Emergency Grant | Canada
Entertainment Industry Professionals

Anonymous Was A Woman Emergency Relief Grant
Emergency Grant | National
Women-Identifying Visual Artists Over The Age of 40 

Artist Now
Emergency Grant | Bay Area
POC, Women, or identify as LGBTQIA+

Artist Relief
Emergency Grant | National
Artists

Artist Relief Trust
Emergency Grant | Kentucky
Artists

Arts Council England
Emergency Grant | UK
Artists and Freelancers

Arts Greensboro Emergency Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | Greensboro, NC
Artists and Freelancers

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund
Emergency Grant | National
US-based BIPOC Artists and Administrators

Atlanta Artist Lost Gig Fund
Emergency Grant | Atlanta 
Artists

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program 
Emergency Grant | National
Bartenders

Bluegrass Trust Fund 
Emergency Grant, Medical | National
Professionals in the Business of Bluegrass

The Blues Foundation Hart Fund for Health Related Needs 
Emergency Grant, Medical | National
Blues Musicians and their Families

COVID-19 Artist Emergency Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Artists

COVID-19 Artist Trust Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | Washington State
Artists

COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists
Emergency Grant | International
Journalists

Creative Response Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | New Orleans
Artists

Cultural Relief Fund: Individuals
Emergency Grant | King County, Washington State
Artists

Cultural Relief Fund: Organizations
Emergency Grant | King County, Washington State
Arts Organizations

Documentary Freelancer Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | International
Freelancers

Dramatists Guild Foundation Emergency Grant 
Emergency Grant | National
Playwrights, Composers, Lyricists, and Book Writers

Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Musicians

Film Independent Emergency Filmmaker Support Fund
Emergency Grant | International
Independent Filmmakers

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants
Emergency Grant | National
Freelancers

Freelancers Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Visual and Performing Artist 

Freelance Audio Fund
Emergency Grant | International
Freelancers

Jazz Foundation Emergency Assistance
Emergency Grant | National
Jazz Musicians

Journalism Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | International
Women Journalists

MPPF Emergency Grants
Emergency Grant | National
Motion Picture Industry

Music Cares COVID-19 Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Music industry

Musician Foundation Grants
Emergency Grant | National
Musicians 

Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Writers

Rauschenberg Foundation Emergency Medical Aid
Emergency Grant, Medical | National
Professional Artists of all disciplines 

Restaurant Employee Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Restaurant workers

Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
Emergency Grant/Disaster Loan Program | National
Individual who operates under a sole proprietorship or as an independent contractor

SDF Emergency Research and Development Grant
Emergency Grant/Disaster Loan Program | Southern U.S.
Documentary Filmmakers

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Musicians and Music Industry Workers

Dance NYC COVID-19 Dance Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | New York City Metro Area
Dancers, Choreographers, Dance Photographers/Videographers, and Teaching Artist

Indie Theater Fund Rapid Relief GRANTS due to Covid19 
Emergency Grant | New York City
Companies, Venues, and Individuals working in NYC Independent Theater

Max’s Kansas City Project Emergency Grants
Emergency Grant | New York City
Artists and Arts Presenters

Artists of Color Emergency Grants
Emergency Grant | Chicago
Artists of Color

Chicago Federation of Musicians Financial Relief
Emergency Grant | Chicago
Musicians

The Dancers’ Fund Financial Assistance
Emergency Grant | Chicago
Dancers

Season of Concern Chicago Emergency Assistance
Emergency Grant | Chicago
Theater Community

Boston Artist Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | Boston
Individual Artists

Greater Columbus Arts Council COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grants 
Emergency Grant | Columbus, Ohio
Artists

The Frederick Artist Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | Frederick, Maryland
Artist 

Michigan Artist Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | Michigan
Musicians

Springboard for the Arts Personal Emergency Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | Minnesota 
Artists

Montana Arts Council Strategic Investment Grants for Emergencies 
Emergency Grant | Montana
Artists

NC Artist Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | North Carolina
Artists and Arts Presenters

Pittsburgh Arts Council Emergency Fund for Artists
Emergency Grant | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
Artist 

Portland Area Artist Emergency Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | Portland and Tri-county area
Artists 

50 Arts COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | Seattle, Washington
Artists

The Music Maker Relief Foundation Emergency Grants
Emergency Grant | Southern Region
Musicians

Spokane Artists and Creatives Fund
Emergency Grant | Spokane, Washington
Artists

Tamarack Foundation for the Arts Emergency Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | West Virginia
Artists

The Haven Foundation Freelancer Assistance
Emergency Grant | National
Artists

The Mayer Foundation
Emergency Grant | New York City
Artists and Art Organizations

The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund
Emergency Grant | New York City
Non-Profits

The Personal Emergency Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | Minnesota 
Artists

The Artist and Activist Relief List 
Emergency Grant | National
Artists and Activists

Artist Relief Tree
Emergency Grant | National
Artists 

RESOURCES

Alliance of Artist Communities Emergency Relief Programs 
Resource List | National 
Arts

American for the Arts COVID-19 Resources and Response Center
Resource List | National
Arts

Billboard State-by-State Resource Guide for Music Professionals
Resource List | National
Arts

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources
Resource List | National
Arts

Creative Capital Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Resource List | National 
Arts

I Care If You Listen COVID-19 Emergency Funding and Artist Resources
Resource List | National
Arts

Paul Weiss Coronavirus Relief Center
Resource List | National

Women Arts Emergency Resources 
Resource List | National
Arts

NYFA COVID-19 Emergency Resources 
Resource List | New York State
Arts

CERF + COVID-19 Resources
Resource List | New York City
Arts

Eater List of Relief Funds for Restaurants, Bars, and Food Service Workers
Resource List | New York City
Food and Beverage Service Workers

Mental Health Support New Yorkers Can Access While Staying Home
Resource List | New York City
Arts

NYC COVID-19 Resources
Resource List | New York City

3 Arts Chicago Emergency Resources 
Resource List | Chicago
Arts

Chicago Artist Guide COVID Resources 
Resource List | Chicago
Arts

Chicago COVID-19 Resources 
Resource List | Chicago

Lawyers for the Creative Arts COVID-19 Resources and Brief Service Response Center
Resource List | Chicago
Arts

CA Employment Development Department 
Resource List | Los Angeles 

LA City COVID-19 Resources
Resource List | Los Angeles

LA County COVID-19 Mental Health Resources 
Resource List | Los Angeles

AEMI Flowchart – how to access expanded unemployment insurance benefits
Resource | National
Arts

NELP Unemployment Insurance Provisions in the CARES Act
Resource | National

COVID-19 Government Relief for Arts Workers
Resource | National