Covid-19 Updates and Community Resources
During this unprecedented time our goal is to keep our community safe and up to date with the latest information and resources. Please check the Center For Disease Control and prevention (CDC) guidelines regularly for updates.
Americans for the Arts: Coronavirus Response and Resource Center (up to date news and resources for the arts and culture field) DC Office: 202-371-2830 / NY Office 212-223-2787
ArtsReady is an online emergency preparedness service for and for arts/cultural nonprofits. Fractured Atlas, 228 Park Ave S #56651, New York, NY 10003-1502, 888-692-7878
The Arts Newspaper: a robust list of national resources for artists and writers.
Artwork Archive: digital tools for artists to run a remote career during Coronavirus
Creative Capital: list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals
Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grants - Grants of $200-$2,500 for artists in need
Gottlieb Emergency Grants: provides interim financial assistance to artists whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident.
Medium.com article on how creatives can successfully move their bizs online: https://medium.com/@suzanneyada/how-musicians-and-other-creatives-too-can-transition-their-business-online-asap-d580189bacf8
NATIONAL BLACK ARTS
In response to COVID-19, NBAF (National Black Arts) is launching a fund starting at $5,000 to support Black Artists in getting back to work and thus provide for their households.
National Endowment for the Arts - https://www.arts.gov/
Panel: Artists in a Time of Global Pandemic:
Patreon - Creator-founded company, helping creators build membership businesses that empower them to create on their own terms. https://www.patreon.com/
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Emergency Grants: one-time grants of up to $5,000 for unexpected medical emergencies. - https://www.rauschenbergfoundation.org/
TILA STUDIOS - TILA Studios is launching a recurring monthly fund beginning at $1,000 to support black women artists nationwide.
United Way - Dial 211 for assistance: resources for families and individuals out of work or in need. https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/
FOOD AND NUTRITION
The Giving Kitchen
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
A Guide to Caring for your Coronavirus Anxiety: https://www.virusanxiety.com/
Life Kit Podcast - Life Kit by NPR is a great podcast for tackling anything, it’s full of different episodes that have advice, action steps, and life hacks on how to deal with different topics, including coronavirus. https://www.npr.org/lifekit
Zoom How To Guide - This might be a good time to open a free zoom account and download it on your device, preferably a lap or desk top. If you are going to lead groups for $14.99 a month you can start your zoom meetings of any length for up to 100 people. Participants don’t have to do this, it just makes things go a little smoother.