Running List of Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 13, 2020

By: ArtPlace America

Hello ArtPlace Family!

In times of crisis it is often hard to find the resources, information, and help we need. From loss of income and cancelling of events to shifting to online meetings and more, the COVID-19 virus is affecting many artists, nonprofits, and communities across the globe. While not comprehensive, we hope the running list of resources below is a start to help mitigate/navigate the effects of the virus (whether it be financial, health, etc) going forward. 

We will continue to update these resources as we see them, and if you have one you’d like included, please email us at communications [at]



CONTINOUSLY UPDATED: COVID-19 Response Resources Nation wide and by state

CDC COVID-19 Updates

Native American Community Response Fund

Creative Capital List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources

EPA: Coronavirus and Drinking Water and Wastewater

WHO, UN Foundation and partners launch first-of-its-kind COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

CERF+ The Artists Safety Net

GIArts: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Arts Funding: Update and action items

Americans for the Arts Resources and Response Center

Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

The Creator Fund

USDAC Community Care in the Time of Coronavirus

Bridgespan: COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits and Funders

Springboard for the Arts: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources for Artists (also includes how to start your own Emergency Relief Fund)

Artists, Culture Workers, Freelancers, Gig/Event Economy Losses Due to Covid-19 Cancellations

Interactive Performance Fundraiser for Gig Artists

Emergency Funds for Writers

League of American Orchestras Coronavirus Resources

DeVOS Institute Partners with 6 Arts Organizations in Rural Communities

NACEDA COVID-19 Resources for Community Developers




CFSA Establishes COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to Support Nonprofits



Sweet Relief Musician Relief Fund

San Francisco Arts & Artists Relief Fund



Boulder's Martha Kate Thomas Fund for Artists Grant Guidelines

Denver's  IMAGINE 2020 Artist Assistance Fund



Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund



Chicago Artists Relief Fund



Massachusetts NonProfit Network: Coronavirus and Massachusetts Nonprofits

Flash Poll: Coronavirus and its Potential Impacts on Massachusetts Nonprofits

Boston Establishes Artist Relief Fund in Response to Coronavirus

Boston Music Makers Relief Fund

Boston Singers' Relief Fund


Springboard for the Arts: Emergency Relief Fund for Artists During COVID-19 - (Donate to Emergy Relief Fund HERE)


New Jersey



New York

The Rauschenberg Foundation Is Launching Emergency Medical Grants for Artists Who Need Help Paying for Healthcare

New York COVID-19 Mutual Aid Intake

The Indie Theater Fund Rapid Relief Emergency Fund

NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund


North Carolina

Durham Artist Relief Fund

Arts Greensboro Emergency Relief Fund


North Dakota

The Arts Partnership COVID-19 Emergency Fund



Creative Compass COVID-19 Arts Resources






Community Foundation Establishes Emergency Fund to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts



A Relief Fund Helps Seattle Artists Impacted by Coronavirus Cancellations



Department of Public Transportation: Response to COVID-19

NextCity: The Coronavirus Could Hit People Experiencing Homelessness Hard

Springboard for the Arts: Principles for Ethical Cancellation

How to Help the Most Vulnerable Through the Pandemic

What the Coronavirus Image You’ve Seen a Million Times Really Shows

When ‘Cancel Everything’ Means Disaster for the Arts



Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch

Gloria Gaynor fights coronavirus by taking her hit song 'I Will Survive' to the sink

Everywhere Book Fest: A Virtual KidLit Book Festival

Social Distancing Festival

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