Resources for Arts, Science and History Organizations & Creative Individuals

Last update: March 29, 2021


COVID-19 Mortgage & Rent Relief

Mecklenburg Creatives Resiliency Fund

Toolkit Developed by Artists Keeps Creatives Working During COVID-19

North Carolina Artist Relief Fund

Durham Artist Relief Fund

Alternate Roots Solidarity Fund 2.0

Arts Greensboro Emergency Relief Fund

Actors Fund Entertainment Assistance Program

American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) Relief Fund

Artist Relief Project

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Authors League Fund

The Blues Foundation HART Fund

C3 Lab Emergency & Financial Resources

Carnegie Fund for Authors

CERF+ Emergency Relief Fund 

Comedy Gives Back 

Dramatists Guild Foundation

Freelance Artist Resources

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program

Jazz Foundation Musicians Emergency Fund

Joan Mitchell Foundation

Musicians Foundation


National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures 2021 Actos de Confianza Organizations Relief Grant

New Music Solidarity Fund

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

PEN American Writers’ Emergency Fund

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund

Writers Emergency Assistance Fund


Alternate Roots

Solidarity Fund 2.0

American Alliance of Museums
Resources and Information for the Museum Field

Americans for the Arts
Coronavirus Resource & Response Center

Arts and Culture Sector Can Prepare for the Coronavirus in the United States

Impact Survey: Gathering Survey & Impact Stories

AFTA Office Hours: Weekly call offering help navigating the complex web of federal funding opportunities, regulations, and deadlines related to current and upcoming COVID-19 economic federal aid programs

Arts Action Fund
COVID:19 Arts Federal Policy Update
Opinion Piece: People Need Art in Times of Crisis. That’s Why Museums Should Be Among the First Institutions to Reopen for Business—Here’s How

COVID-19: 3 Stage Response Plan

Transitioning Programs and Artistic Content into an Online Structure

Artwork Archive
Digital tools for Artists to Run a Remote Career during Coronavirus

Broadway League
Cleaning and Sanitizing advice

Event and Fundraising Resources

What Nonprofit Board Members Should Be Doing Right Now

Chorus America
Choruses and COVID-19

A Comprehensive List of Tips, Tools, and Examples for Event Organizers During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Count on Me NC
Training Modules

Dance USA
Resources for Preparing for the Potential Impact of the Coronavirus

Economic Club of NY Conference
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA Commissioner

Event Safety Reliance
Reopening Guide

Grantmakers in the Arts
COVID-19 and Arts Funding: Update and Action Items

Lowe’s LISC Small Business Relief Grants

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
IMLS CARES Act Grants for Museums and Libraries

National Endowment for the Arts
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

National Endowment for the Humanities
NEH Cares Funding Opportunity for Cultural Institutions

N.C. Arts Council

Guide to Reopen the Arts

COVID-19 Resources

N.C. Center for Nonprofits
Nonprofit Pandemic Resources

N.C. Humanities Council
NC CARES: Humanities Relief Grants

Coronavirus Small Business Resource Center

Springboard for the Arts
Principles for Ethical Cancellation

Preparing for the Impact of the Coronavirus

U.S. Small Business Administration
Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners and Renters
Paycheck Protection Program

Zoos, Aquariums and Sanctuaries
Human Movement
Industry Impact & Considerations
Science-based Facts & Knowledge