COVID-19 Resource List | Actors Fund

COVID-19 Resource List

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

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For information on unemployment resources, visit our COVID-19 Unemployment Resources page.

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL GRANTS

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

Artist Relief
Emergency Grant | National
Artists

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

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

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

Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Musicians

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants
Emergency Grant | National
Freelancers

Freelancers Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Visual and Performing Artist 

Jazz Foundation Emergency Assistance
Emergency Grant | National
Jazz Musicians

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

Musician Foundation Grants
Emergency Grant | National
Musicians 

New Music Solidarity Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Musician working in new, creative, experimental or improvised music and are freelance artists

Pen America Writer's Emergency 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

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

Theatre Artists Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | National
Theatre Artists

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

Freelance Dance Workers COVID-19 Relief Fund
Emergency Grant | New York City Metro Area & New Jersey
Freelance Dance Workers

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

Louis Armstrong Emergency Fund for Jazz Musicians
Emergency Grant | New York City Metro Area
Jazz Musicians

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

RESOURCE LISTS

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

Art is Alive Resources and Information
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

New York Women in Film and Television Emergency Resource Directory
Resource List | NYC
Arts

NYC Department of Cultural Affairs COVID-19 Coronavirus Resources
Resource List | NYC
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

RESOURCES

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

NELP Unemployment Insurance Provisions in the CARES Act
Resource | National

CSS Webinar on Expansion of Unemployment Insurance
Resource | NYC

COVID-19 Government Relief for Arts Workers
Resource | National

The Future of Work in a COVID-19 Economy
Resource | National

Creative Career Alternatives
Resource | National

Recruitment Trends Amid COVID-19
Resource | National

Debtors Anonymous
Resource l National

Underearners Anonymous 
Resource l National