This guide serves as a health and economic response to the crisises the virus is causing. Regardless of the theories going around the internet regarding origin of the virus or possible intent, the virus is real and is affecting people. In solidarity with the Tomorrowland-team there is a chance to #SaveTheSummer (of 2020 music festivals) by minding the government advice on social distancing. We should give it a try. And while staying home, we encourage our community to peruse these resources either for your own benefit or to help others.
Freelance Resource List
This list is an aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines and is the best list EMA has yet to see as it contains mulitiple U.S. cities and states in addition to listing some international resources. 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, DJ's, producers, composers, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, craft artists, teaching artists, dancers, writers & playwrights, photographers, etc. . The table of contents for this resources is as follows:
GENERAL PREPAREDNESS RESOURCES
Holistic Health - Mental Wellness Resources
Resident Adviser List. This list is best for those who live in the U.K. but does contain some international information and... it's always good to check out Resident Adviser articles. This list also includes global digital or live stream events.
The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation have partnered to offer a new medical emergency aid program for artists. The one-time Rauschenberg Emergency Grants will provide visual and media artists and choreographers with up to $5,000 to cover a number of unforeseen medical expenses, including hospital bills, insurance co-pays, prescription drugs, and even some dental work. The Rauschenberg Emergency Grants will provide artists with up to $5,000 for a number of unforeseen medical expenses.
In collaboration with the Top 100 Clubs, DJ Mag has curated a support directory below, demonstrating the ways you can help nightlife.
Creative Capital has always been anchored by a rich spirit of community and mutual generosity, and we believe that continuing communication and exchange are crucial for all of us. As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, we have created a list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals. We will continue to update this list over the next few months. If you have a resource to add, please fill out this form. You can also let us know through the form, what you would like to see.
WEBSITE FOR CREATIVE CAPITAL CLICK HERE.
Springboard for the Arts is committed to creating, amplifying, and sharing resources to support artists and communities, always as part of our mission, and at this time especially. This page is an evolving list of resources for information, exchange, and support in this time. Accuracy at any given point cannot be guaranteed as this is a fast-moving and evolving situation. Please be in touch with them if you have updates or resources to add
This is a site for celebrating artists and the work that has been cancelled/delayed/disrupted. So far, submissions have included clips from rehearsals, scenes done with cast-mates over webcam, recordings from previous workshops, design plans, and performers just doing the song they were really excited about singing into their webcam. It doesn’t need to be anything formal or polished.
At Home Job Opportunity for U.S. Citizens
RESOURCES BY CITY:
Coronavirus briefing: financial support. The purpose of this briefing is to help members understand their rights to the different kinds of financial support available during the Coronavirus outbreak and how to claim.
PRS Foundation, UK
Grants if the overseas event is cancelled due to coronavirus: you may be eligible for refunds from your flight or accommodation provider, or may be able to make an insurance claim.
COVID-19 Emergency Funding and Artist Resources, U.S.A
A regularly updated list of many emergency funding sources and additional resources for artists.
An international nonprofit, supporting small businesses in the U.S.A during the Coronavirus pandemic by offering financial assistance and interest free loans.
Music Cares Emergency Grants, U.S.A
Toll-free Help Line:1.800.687.4227
The Recording Academy®and its affiliated charitable foundation MusiCares®have established the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help our peers in the music community affected by the Coronavirus pandemic
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