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COVID-19 Aid, Assistance & Grants
beyond Washtenaw County

The Arts Alliance appreciates the many sources collecting and contributing to this list -  too many to recall and most are on the list! It is a testament to the nature of care, cooperation and working for the collective in the arts and creative industries that these sources are shared freely for the good of all.

Please, if you discover updates, broken links, errors or new sources, contact us at info@creativewashtenaw.org. Thank you!

With gratitude to those aiding and assisting

Actors Equity 

 

Actors Fund Emergency Financial Assistance - actors, dancers, performers, theater workers 

 

Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Emergency Artist Fund - $200, all artists 

 

Alliance of Artist Communities- List of Emergency Relief Programs 

 

Alliance of Artists Communities 

 

Alternate ROOTS Resource page - independent and community organizing sources 

 

American Alliance of Museums - Information for the Museum Field on the COVID-19/Coronavirus 

 

American Association of Community Theatre - COVID-19 Response and Resource Roster 

 

American Guild of Musical Artists Relief Fund - Musicians / AGMA members 

 

American Society of Journalists and Authors

 

Americana Music Association 

 

Americans for the Arts 

 

 

 

    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource and Response Center:

      - For organizations & businesses

      - For artists and creative workers

      - Arts & Education, including school openings and closings

      - Field tools and research

      - Equity and mental health- Reopening and resources

 

 

Art House Convergence - COVID-19 Resources - including template letters to educate legislators about the impact of COVID-19 and value of economic relief and stimulus packages for the arts and cultural sector. 

 

Art Lives On 

 

Artist Relief Funds Database - Corona Virus 2020 

 

Artist Relief Project - $200, all artists 

 

Artist Relief Tree - $5,000, all artists 

 

Artist Rescue Trust - Artist Rescue Trust (A.R.T.) exists is to provide relief funding to musicians and artists whose ability to perform, tour and earn a living has been negatively affected by COVID-19. A.R.T. will provide $1,500 over three months to artists in need and amplify the stories, performances and creations they had hoped to share with the world before the pandemic limited their ability to do so.

 

Artists' Fellowship, The   - Visual artists / Professional Fine Artists, not specified 

 

Arts Administrators of Color

 

The Arts Alliance, COVID-19 Resources & CREATIVE WASHTENAW Aid & More

 

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund - This emergency fund can provide up to $200 for people of color that are either working artist or art administration and are affected by COVID-19

 

Arts Education Partnership - COVID-19 Resources 

 

Arts Midwest - COVID-19 Resources 

 

Artwork Archive - Financial Relief Resources for Artists during COVID-19 

 

ASCAP is contributing to a special relief fund as a part of MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund. The funds collected from PROs like ASCAP directly support songwriters, lyricists and composers. Members and affiliates of each contributing PRO are encouraged to apply for a grant through the COVID-19 relief fund via www.musicares.org

 

Association of Art Museum Directors - Museums and COVID-19 

 

Association of Talent Agents 

 

AudioAssemble.com - Resources for Musicians during the Coronavirus 

 

Authors League Fund - writers, authors, dramatists, journalists, and poets, regardless of citizenship and American writers living abroad 

 

Bartender Assistance Program 

 

Billboard State by State Music Industry COVID Resources 

 

Bluegrass Trust Fund - $500 - $5000, Bluegrass professionals (artists, producers, agents, etc.) 

 

Blues Foundation HART Fund, The  - The Blues Foundation Handy Artists Relief Trust Fund is available to Blues musicians and their families who are in financial need due to a broad range of health concerns. 

 

Blues Musician Emergency Relief Fund - COVID-19  - Blues musicians 

 

Broadcasters Foundation of America - Emergency Grant for Coronavirus Assistance - up to $1,000, radio and TV broadcasters 

 

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS COVID Relief Fund 

 

Carnegie Fund for Authors - writers: published authors 

 

Center for Craft Futures - Unrestricted grants of $5,000 for craft-based education projects that seed resilience, foster community and amplify impact. Requests will be reviewed monthly through October 2020. 

 

CERF+ Emergency Assistance - The Artist Safety net for craft artists, all artists- $3,000 

 

Chamber Music America - COVID-19 Resources for the Chamber Music Community 

 

Chorus America - Choruses and COVID-19 

 

Common Field - COVID-19 Resources for the Artist Organization Field 

 

Council of Michigan Foundations, The 

 

Creative Capital - Arts resources during the COVID-19 Outbreak 

 

Creative Generation 

 

Crosshatch Artist Emergency -$500, all artists, Northwest Lower Michigan 

 

Cultural Advocacy Network of Michigan

 

Cultural Policy & the Arts National Data Archive (CPANDA) (Moved to NADAC)

 

CultureSource COVID-19 Resource Page 

 

Dance USA Coronavirus Resources 

 

Domestic Workers Alliance 

 

Drama League 

 

Dramatists Guild COVID-19 Emergency Relief - $500 - $3,000, playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists, National 

 

Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide - Reopening Guide addresses health and sanitary issues that event and venue professionals need to consider in order to protect both patrons and workers.  Since there is still insufficient testing, no contact tracing, and no vaccine against COVID-19, this guidance is particularly detailed. 

 

Equal Sound (musicians) - $500 per cancelled gig, musicians, National 

 

Facebook Small Business Grants Program 

 

Film Festival Alliance - Webinars for film festival field navigating postponements and cancellations and archived recordings. 

 

Financial Solidarity Mutual Aid Google Sheet 

 

Financial Solidarity Spreadsheet - Covid-19  - all artists - requests up to $500 most likely to be funded 

 

Format - Photographers Fund

 

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants - $200 and $2,500 for contemporary & experimental visual and performing artists. They review applications once a month, so you can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve any budget errors. 

 

Fractured Atlas 

 

Freelance Artists & COVID-19 

 

Future of Music Coalition 

 

GRAMMY - MusicCares® COVID-19 Relief Fund 

 

Gospel Music Trust Fund 

 

Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Grant program - $5,000 - $15,000 for visual artists, painters, printmakers, & sculptors, Visual Artists: painters, printmakers, and sculptors, National

Grantmakers in the Arts - COVID-19 (Corona virus) and Arts Funding

 

Haven Foundation Emergency Grant (freelance professionals in the arts)

 

Hire Artists - Built by artists and for artists, hire artists connects buyers and supporters with experienced practitioners possessing decades of experience, for the purposes of online instruction or to help with creative and non-creative tasks.

 

Historical Society of Michigan

 

Hollywood Reporter Emergency Fund Roundup

 

I Lost My Theatre Gigs - a place to document lost gigs

 

IATSE International - COVID-19

 

Independent Sector - COVID -19

 

Institute for Museum & Library Services

 

International Lawyers for the Creative Industries

 

International Ticket Association

 

Japan Foundation New York Grants for Arts & Cultural Exchange

 

Jazz Coalition Commission Fund

 

Jazz Foundation Musicians Emergency Fund

 

Jazz Foundation of America - Providing financial assistance, resources and links to other partnerships for jazz artists.

 

Joan Mitchel Foundation / Emergency Resources for Visual Artists

 

Kinkade Family Foundation Emergency Grant for Curators

 

Lawyers for Good Government - Nationwide Small Business Legal Clinic Project

 

Lawyers for the Creative Arts

 

League of American Orchestras - Coronavirus resource page

 

Leveler: Peer to Peer Wealth Distribution

 

Lifetime Arts - Supporting Creative Aging Programming during COVID-19 Crisis

 

Live Nation Entertainment - Crew Nation Fund - $1,000, Crew, None

 

Mellon Foundation - Grants Database

 

Michigan Actors and Theatre Connections Hub (MATCH)

 

Michigan Alliance for Cultural Accessibility

 

Michigan Artists

 

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs

 

Michigan Dance Council

 

Michigan Festivals and Events

 

Michigan Film Production

 

Michigan Historic Preservation Network

 

Michigan Humanities Council

 

Michigan Independent Venue & Promoter Association (MIVPA)

 

Michigan Libraries Association

 

Michigan Museums Association

 

Michigan Non Profit Association

 

Michigan Presenters Network

 

Michigan Small Business & Nonprofits Restart Program

 

Michigan Screenwriters Network

 

Michigan Works! Southeast

 

Michigan Writers Network

 

Michigan Youth Arts (website currently down)

 

Mission Asset Fund - COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants

 

Motion Picture & Television Fund - COVID-19 Relief

 

Music Covid Relief - a resource brought to you by partners in the U.S. Music Community to help music professionals access information and applications to receive benefits made available by the CARES Act (Phase III of the Coronavirus Stimulus bill signed into law March 27, 2020) and the "Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act" signed into law on April 24, 2020.

 

Music Health Alliance - COVID-19/Tornado Relief Grant - $250 per month/max $500, music professionals

 

Music Workers Alliance - Allies of NYC Artist Coalition, MWA is a collective of musicians and DJs fighting for reform, activism and artist financial support.

 

Musicians Foundation Emergency Fund - grants to U.S. musicians in any genre in a time of acute need.

 

NALAC | National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures - Arts Resources & Field Survey

 

National Alliance for Musical Theatre - COVID-19 Resources

 

National Arts Marketing Project

 

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

 

National Association of State Charity Officials

 

National Endowment for the Arts

 

National Performance Network - Statement and Resources

 

Newport Festival Musician Relief Fund - $300,musicians, (Rhode Island residents given preference)

 

New York Foundation for the Arts Emergency Resources

 

National Independent Talent Organization

 

National Independent Venue Association- NIVA's mission is to preserve and nurture the ecosystem of independent live music venues and promoters throughout the United States.

 

North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents

 

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund (service workers)

 

Opera America

 

Passim Emergency Artist Relief Fund -  $500, Musicians

 

Patreon Artist Fund

 

PEN American Writers' Emergency Fund - $500 - 2,000, writers: authors, poets, playwrights, screenwriters, translators, and journalists

 

Performing Arts Readiness

 

Photographer Fund, The - $500 for photographers facing financial difficulties during the outbreak.

 

Pinetop Perkins Foundation - Pinetop Assistance League for Elderly Musicians - $500, Blues musicians, 50+ years of age

 

Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund - $100-$500 for queer writers of color who are in need of financial assistance. The fund will make disbursements once per day.

 

Rauschenberg Foundation Emergency Grants Program - $5,000, visual and media artists & choreographers who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories.

 

Restaurant Workers Assistance Program

 

SAG-AFTRA Foundation: COVID Relief Fund

 

Self Employment in the Arts

 

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc. Flicker Fund

 

Shade Literary Arts Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund

 

Share & Receive / Amazon Wish lists (food, supplies, etc.)

 

Springboard for the Arts - Emergency Resources

 

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society - Emergency Assistance Fund

 

State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education - Arts Instructional Resources

 

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund - $400, Musicians and music industry workers, National

 

Theater for Young Audiences USA - Response to COVID-19 - TYA/USA is the leading national organization for the professional field of theatre for children and families

 

Third Wave Fund - This emergency grant provides financial assistance to painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation.

 

Twenty Summers Emergency Arts Fund - $500 for artists (visual artist, musician, actor, author, etc.) and $1,000 for arts orgs suffering from unexpected and unmanageable financial loss as a result of the COVID-19.

 

Visual Artists - List of Emergency Funding Opportunities

 

Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation

 

Women & Hollywood Crowdfunding Support (Film)

 

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition - List of Funding Opportunities

 

Women Photograph (Women+)

 

Working Artists and the Greater Economy - W.A.G.E. has introduced Guidelines for the Postponement or Cancellation of Work & Recommended Best Practice Protocols for Institutions and Funders.

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