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Resources for Artists

As we navigate these uncertain times together we wanted to share supports for artists.

Keep checking back, as we learn of opportunities, we will be sharing them.


Tri-State Relief Fund To Support Non-Salaried Workers In The Visual Arts

The emergency relief grant program will provide $1.25 million in aid to Tri-State non-salaried workers in the visual arts who have experienced financial hardship from lack of income or opportunity as a direct result of the COVID-19 crisis.


Disabled Creatives & Activists Relief Fund

From Crip Camp and Color of Change:

$1,200 grants are available for disabled artists and activists impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Deadline: June 8


Eyebeam Open Call: Rapid Response For A Better Digital Future

Eyebeam is acting immediately to invigorate artistic creation of digital futures at this moment of systemic collapse. As economies and everyday routines are disrupted around the world, Eyebeam is taking action to support artists who are imagining a more humane digital realm.”

27, $5,000 grants to be awarded

Deadline: May 30


Louis Armstrong Emergency Fund For Jazz Musicians

The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation | LAEF, has created The Louis Armstrong Emergency Fund for Jazz Musicians to provide much needed support to musicians in the New York Metropolitan Area.

The fund has allocated one million dollars to award $1,000 one-time grants to assist individual freelance Jazz Musicians that live and/or work with regularity in the five boroughs of New York City



The Board of Directors of the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) approved an award of $282,000 to support emergency artist relief funds in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be distributed to artists in the six New England states.


Artist Relief

Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19


Creative Capitol Art Resources For Covid-19 Outbreak

A list of resources for artists and arts professionals affected by COVID-19


NYFA Rauschenberg Emergency Grants Program

Beginning in late May/early June 2020, the program will provide visual and media artists and choreographers with one-time grants of up to $5,000 for medical emergencies.


Creative Capital Online Workshops

Offering free online workshops to support artists who have lost opportunities to generate income and show their work during Covid-19.



An emergency relief grant program to support women-identifying visual artists over 40 who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.


Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grants COVID-19 Fund

provides relief grants to artists facing loss of income as a result of canceled performances or exhibitions due to the coronavirus pandemic

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