The Tri-State Relief Fund to Support Non-Salaried Workers in the Visual Arts
The Tri-State Relief Fund to Support Non-Salaried Workers in the Visual Arts will distribute one-time unrestricted cash grants of $2,000 each to freelance, contract, or non-salaried archivists, art handlers, artist/photographer’s assistants, cataloguers, database specialists, digital assets specialists, image scanners/digitizers, and registrars.\
New England Foundation for the Arts
NEFA is providing $282,000 on an immediate basis for emergency artist relief to support New England artists. These dollars will be infused into relief funds in partnership with New England's State Arts Agencies:
• Connecticut: Connecticut Artists Relief Grant Program
• Maine: Maine Artist Relief Fund
• Massachusetts: COVID-19 Relief Fund for Individuals
• New Hampshire: New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
• Rhode Island: Artist Relief Fund
• Vermont: Vermont Rapid Response Artist Relief
JGS Fellowship for Photography
NYFA's JGS Fellowship for Photography is a $7,000 cash grant open to New York State photography artists living and working outside of New York City. This fellowship is not a project grant, but is intended to fund an artist's voice. Applications are currently open and will close Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 11:59PM (EST).
More information about the JGS Fellowship can be found here: https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/JGS-Fellowship-for-Photography
Application forms can be accessed by following this link: https://apply.nyfa.org/submit
For application guidelines follow this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KHmuF_3Fua1VZxDZMizQ97_NMc94E1ea/view
Creative Capital has joined forces with our community to form Artist Relief, a new coalition of national arts grantmakers. This new initiative includes immediate, unrestricted emergency funding of $5,000 for individual artists of all disciplines to help those in need due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Artist Relief Project
Artists in any discipline who has been impacted by COVID19-related cancellations and closures may apply for assistance from this relief fund.
CERF+ Emergency Relief Fund
Artists who have suffered from a recent, career threatening emergency, such as an illness, accident, fire or natural disaster, can apply for funding. CERF+ also has a list of resources centered around the pandemic.
The Creator Fund
ConvertKit has established a fund to help creators in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have already received more applications than they have funding, but encourage creators to still apply.
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers one-time $1,500 grants to artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed because of the pandemic.
Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program
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.
Max's Kansas City Emergency Grants
The Max's Kansas City project provides emergency funding and resources to professionals in the creative arts.
The Photographer Fund
Format has put together a $25,000 relief fund designed to help photographers facing financial difficulties during the outbreak. The fund offers $500 per person.
Rauschenberg Emergency Grant
NYFA and the Rauschenberg Foundation have teamed up to offer visual and media artists and choreographers in the US grants of up to $5,000 for medical related emergencies.
Art Interrupted Emergency Arts Fund
Twenty Summer has launched an emergency fund for artists and arts organizations suffering from unexpected and unmanageable financial loss as a result of the COVID-19. Artists can receive up to $500, while arts organizations can receive up to $1,000.
Authors League Fund
The Author League Fund helps professional writers in financial need because of medical or health-related problems, temporary loss of income, or other misfortune by providing no-strings-attached "loans" to pay for pressing expenses.
Carnegie Fund for Authors
The Carnegie Fund for Authors awards grants to published authors who are in need of emergency financial assistance as a result of illness or injury to self, spouse, or dependent child, or who has had some other misfortune that has placed the applicant in pressing and substantial pecuniary need.
Dramatists Guild Foundation
This fund provides emergency financial assistance to individual playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters in dire need of funds due to severe hardship or unexpected illness.
The Musicians Foundation provides grants to U.S. musicians in any genre in a time of acute need due to personal, medical, dental, or family crisis, natural disaster, or other emergency situation.
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
This relief fund provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians and music industry workers who are struggling to make ends meet because of COVID-19.
Jazz Foundation Musicians Emergency Fund
Musicians who have made a living playing blues, jazz, and roots music can apply for emergency funding from the Jazz Foundation.