COVID-19 - Resources for Artists/Artists Relief

**COVID-19: Resources for Artists/Artists Relief **
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Artist Relief
Artist Relief a new coalition of national arts grantmakers, will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and co-launch the COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers, designed by Americans for the Arts, to better identify and address the needs of artists.

The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant
The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program is intended to provide interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. Each grant is given as one-time assistance for a specific emergency, examples of which are fire, flood, or emergency medical need.

The Haven Foundation’s financial assistance for freelance professionals
The mission of The Haven Foundation is to offer interim financial assistance to freelance professionals in the arts who face crises. The Foundation’s reach is the United States, and its awards are granted with a view to helping individuals overcome temporary adversity and return to full-time work.

This crowdsourced freelance artists’ COVID-19 resource directory
This list is specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community. This includes, but is not limited to, actors, designers, producers, technicians, stage managers, musicians, composers, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, craft artists, teaching artists, dancers, writers & playwrights, photographers, etc.

Hamptons arts network artist relief fund
The Hamptons Arts Network Artist Relief Fund will award unrestricted $1,000 grants to support artists living/working on the East End of Long Island who have experienced dire financial emergencies due to the COVID-19 crisis.

CERF+ The artist safety net
CERF+ is launching the COVID-19 Relief Grant program to provide financial assistance to professional artists working in craft disciplines who are facing dire circumstances from the COVID-19 crisis.

The New Music Solidarity Fund
The New Music Solidarity Fund, an initiative formed to grant emergency funding to musicians impacted by COVID-19, has concluded fundraising. At $508,000, the completed Fund has far exceeded its initial $100,000 goal, as well as its subsequent $500,000 goal; the Fund is now able to distribute emergency $500 grants to 1,016 applicants.

Craft Emergency Relief Fund
CERF+ emergency assistance is available to artists working in a craft discipline.

Foundation of Contemporary Arts Artist Relief Fund
In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the artist community, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts is creating 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 Opportunity Agenda
Creative Change - COVID 19 Emergency Assistance Stipends for Artists & Cultural Strategists

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts provides legal services, advice, and educational programming to artists and cultural organizations.

Covid-19 federal relief funds for the arts
In this on-demand video series, we will explore the federal relief programs available to artists and arts organizations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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