Advocacy Efforts for Arts & Culture Due to COVID-19


On the Federal Level

Americans for the Arts Call to Action

Call on Congress to designate a minimum of $4 billion—to be distributed through the National Endowment for the Arts—to help offset losses in the nonprofit arts industry and expand eligibility through additional federal programs to ensure artists, entrepreneurs, and small businesses in the creative economy can utilize business interruption relief.

Americans for the Arts Financial Impact Survey

This survey is designed to collect information about the financial and human impacts that the spread of the coronavirus have had on arts and cultural organizations since January 20.

On the State Level

Arts NC Call to Action

Contact the NC General Assembly and let them know the Arts will need COVID-19 relief

Arts NC Webinar – March 23, 2020

Arts Advocacy at Every Level During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Learn how you should be responding to this crisis and how Arts NC is responding.

NC Center for Nonprofits

A 5-minute survey to help the NC Center for Nonprofits, private funders, and governments at all levels become knowledgeable of the needs of NC nonprofit organizations and be in the best position to provide assistance.

On the Local Level

ASC COVID-19 Cultural Sector Impact Survey

This survey helps ASC gather localized data outlining COVID-19’s impact on Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s Cultural Sector, including artists, scientists, historians and cultural organizations. The data collected will help ASC advocate for resources to support creative individuals and organizations impacted in our community.