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COVID-19 ARTIST RESOURCES

Artists, creatives and arts and culture organizations have been deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, here is a list of helpful links.

This is a comprehensive list of places in your neighborhood that are providing food services to residents. We recommend calling before going in to make sure that there are enough supplies, and that they are open.

Food, Newark

This is a comprehensive list of places in your neighborhood that are providing food services to residents. We recommend calling before going in to make sure that there are enough supplies, and that they are open.

Food, Newark

The Breakfast and Lunch Program is available for all students at designated schools from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9:30 am – 11:30 am.

Food, Newark

Free meals in East Orange from April 6-12, Newark from April 13-19, and Orange from April 20-26. Meals are on a first-come, first-served basis and can be picked up or delivered from 4 to 8 p.m. each day. To register for a meal, visit http://naturifeeds.com/

Food, Newark

Starting June 15th, the State of NJ is accepting applications for temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate- income households that have had a substantial reduction in income or have become unemployed due COVID-19.

 

Rent, Newark

The ARTSED Newark staff have compiled a list of resources to support arts educators, artists and remote students during COVID-19.

Education, NJ

The Arts Ed NJ staff have compiled a list of resources, technologies, and instructional tools to support our arts educators and teaching artists.

Education, NJ

Try to take as much action as possible to ensure your mental health won’t suffer during this time. Here are some tips on how to take care of your mental wellbeing.

Mental Health

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New York Foundation for the Arts often receives calls from artists requesting information on emergency grants to serve financial need or an emergency such as bereavement or illness. Please check the organizations’ websites or call to get the latest programmatic information and eligibility requirements.

Health, Grants, Artists

Mayor Ras J. Baraka has created an emergency fund aimed at providing financial relief to eligible Newark-based 501(c) (3) non-profit organizations that provide a direct service related to COVID-19 and/or have expended extra funds in creating new programs or in expanding existing programs to the benefit of Newark’s local economy and community.

Emergency Fund, Writers

Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19. Applications are now open for Cycle III, which closes at 11:59pm ET on June 17th.

Emergency Fund, Writers

The National Endowment for the Arts will award funds to nonprofit arts organizations across the country to help these endure the economic hardships caused by COVID-19. All applicants must be previous National Endowment for the Arts award recipients from the past four years (Fiscal Year 2017-2020).

Emergency Fund, Writers

The Writers’ Emergency Fund is intended to assist fiction and non-fiction authors, poets, playwrights, screenwriters, translators, and journalists.

Emergency Fund, Writers

Fund Application for Musicians and Music Industry Workers Affected by the Coronavirus.

Emergency Fund, Musicians

Firelight Media, IDA, and ITVS invite you to an hour-long webinar to learn the basics of applying for the various SBA (Small Business Administration) programs.

Emergency Fund, Filmmakers

PRGalleries’ COVID-19 resources for artists and arts organizations.

Directory, Artists, Arts Orgs.

An aggregated list of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines.

Directory, Freelancers

A list of resources during the COVID-19 outbreak for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals.

Directory, Freelancers

What freelancers need to know about the coronavirus.

Directory, Freelancers

COVID-19 resources for artists , including financial relief, digital tools for working remotely, and more.

Directory, NJ

NJCAR’s primary aims are to prevent and mitigate the loss of cultural and historic resources in the event of a disaster and to serve as a statewide resource. Click here for resources about the coronavirus.

Directory, NJ

The State of New Jersey’s official COVID-19 information hub. Find services and information, ask questions, and get live updates.

Directory, NJ

Here are some resources from the sector on how nonprofits and funders are tackling COVID-19.

Directory, Nonprofits

Helpful links for artists and arts organizations.

Directory

Helpful links for creative people working from home and/or looking for work, grants, resources, and trying to stay healthy doing it.

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The  National Endowment for the Arts is keeping a comprehensive list of COVID-19 resources for artists and arts organizations.

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Americans for the Arts closely monitors recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the Federal and D.C. governments as developments evolve concerning the coronavirus. This page is updated daily as news and information becomes available.

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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 artists who have been impacted by the economic fallout from postponed or canceled performances and exhibitions.

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To help music professionals and their loved ones navigate the coronavirus crisis,  Billboard has compiled a list of resources at both the national and state levels, including more than four dozen relief funds.

Directory, Musicians

COVID-19 resources for artists , including financial relief, digital tools for working remotely, and more.

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