COVID-19: EMERGENCY FUNDS – Artists
IDAHO REBOUND CASH GRANTS
Self-employed individuals, including artists, economically impacted by COVID-19 now may be eligible to receive up to $7,500 in cash support through the Idaho Rebound cash grants for small businesses.
The application cycle for self-employed individuals initiated May 27. Applicants need to create a Taxpayer Access Point (TAP) account and are encouraged to do so prior to their application phase opening.
- List of Funding Opportunities from 3Arts
- List of Funding Opportunities from Women Arts
- List of Emergency Funding Opportunities for Visual Artists
- List of Resources from Billboard Music for Music Professionals
- List of Resources from the Bluegrass Community
Artist Relief Fund To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the United States. Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19. Applications are now open for Cycle III, which closes at 11:59pm ET on June 17th.
Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund – The Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund is intended to help those pursuing careers as artists or arts administrators whose income has been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This fund is for those who self-identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color).
Artist Relief Project – Anyone pursuing the arts as a career (any discipline, any level of experience) can request financial support from the Artist Relief Project, which will provide applicants on a first-come, first-serve basis with a one-time emergency stipend of $200 and free resources and support to pursue alternative economic opportunities.
The Creator Fund – Providing financial assistance to active creators who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. If you have medical, childcare, housing, or grocery needs, please apply for assistance.
Freelancers Union Freelancers Relief Fund – Applications are temporarily closed. Freelancers Relief Fund will offer financial assistance of up to $1,000 per freelance household to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs, including food/food supplies; utility payments; cash assistance to cover income loss.
TrickleUp – An artists helping artists network. With 10,000 subscribers at $10 a month, they can give $10,000 to 10 different artists affected by the Covid-19 cancelations. And every month 10 new artists in need will get $10,000. If the goal is surpassed, more people will get help.
Foundation for Contemporary Arts – The Foundation for Contemporary Arts has created 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. The Foundation will disburse one-time $1,500 grants to artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed because of the pandemic.
- PEN America Writers Emergency Fund
- Authors League Fund
- American Society of Journalism and Authors
- Carnegie Fund for Authors
- Clayton Memorial Medical Fund – Pacific Northwest
- Shade Literary Arts Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund
- American Guild of Musical Artists Relief Fund
- Musicians Foundation Emergency Fund
- New Music Solidarity Fund
- Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
- Jazz Foundation