O1ARTS wants to make such our freelance creatives are aware of all the COVID-19 funding opportunities. Below is a list of resources that can help get us through this pandemic.
The 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, composers, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, craft artists, teaching artists, dancers, writers & playwrights, photographers, etc.
Grants of $5,000 to USA individual artists for urgent financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists who are experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the pandemic. Practicing artists must be able to demonstrate a sustained commitment to their work, careers, and a public audience. Dire financial emergencies are defined as the lack or imminent endangerment of essentials such as housing, medicine, childcare, and food.
Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and co-launch the COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers, designed by Americans for the Arts, to better identify and address the needs of artists.
Grants of $1,500 to USA artists, collectives, groups, and ensembles for urgent needs related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to assist experimental artists whose exhibitions and performances have been canceled or postponed due to coronavirus. 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 experimental artists who have been impacted by the economic fallout from postponed or canceled performances and exhibitions. If you are seeking relief for a canceled performance or exhibition due to COVID-19 you can apply for support from the COVID-19 Relief Fund.