Published 3/23, last updated 5/29.
The Team here at C4 Atlanta would like to provide a list of resources for Artist’s needs during this COVID-19 quarantine. Many organizations and groups we love are putting resources in the artist’s hands. We’ll share those lists, some specific Atlanta resources and other materials to support you through these unprecedented times. If there’s a resource you want to add to this list, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with the links and we’ll add!
for the times they are a-changin’
ALL DONATIONS DIRECT TO ARTISTS. Spread the link: https://c4atlanta.org/project/covid19donate/
If you find that our application form is closed, please check back! We are tracking funds and distributing them as quickly as possible. The form will return as money flows in. Spread the link.
Opportunity Arts is a service of C4 Atlanta. The board includes training opportunities like upcoming grants, and JOBS. Check it out here: https://opportunity.art/opportunities
Invest Atlanta creATL Relief Fund – Just announced!
The Center For Cultural Power (@culturestrike) “No Going Back: A COVID-19 Cultural Strategy Activation Guide”
Teach from home resources Tools from Google to help navigate our transition to all virtual learning.
Compiled by Organizations. Click their name to be taken directly to their lists:
CNN Interactive How to help. Organized by sector of interest to you.
GrantStation Here you’ll find the latest coronavirus grant funding opportunities for nonprofits, small businesses, journalists, and artists, updated each business day and listed by deadline date.
U.S. Department of Arts and Culture A resource guide for Artists, Emergency Management Agencies, Funders, Policy-Makers,
and Communities Responding to Natural and Civil Emergencies
Alliance of Artists Communities – Great information on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
Atlanta COVID-19 Solidarity & Mutual Aid Master Resource Document (Specifically for Students)
She Shreds Magazine (specifically for musicians)
Roswell Arts Fund – Includes kid-specific activities and resources!
Annuity.org Covid-19 Financial guide
Atlanta Based Resources
Grants & Funds:
Georgia Women Artist Relief Fund The Georgia Women Artists Relief Fund will provide much needed assistance to working female visual artists in Georgia whose livelihoods have been challenged due to COVID-19.
Gwinnett Creativity Fund For 2020, the GCF Operations Grant has been designed to provide an element of support for arts organizations that have felt the impact of Covid-19 and have begun charting a course to emerge stronger. These grants are administered and managed by Explore Gwinnett. There are also Project Grants available. Virtual info sessions May 7th & 8th.
Georgia Council For The Arts Resiliency Grants – Funding to support non-profit arts organizations recovering from COVID-19 shutdowns.
Georgia Humanities is making funds available for operating support to nonprofit organizations offering humanities programming to Georgians.The intent behind this funding is to get relief to organizations quickly in order to meet urgent financial needs. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at 11:30p.m. EDT.
Facebook Small Business Grants Program $125,000 Investments in Atlanta Small Businesses.
Quick Assist Fund For Jazz Artists Up to $1000 in grants for jazz artists facing hardship due to COVID-19.
Grady Nurse Advice Line (Free, for advice regarding general health concerns – not COVID-19) – (404) 616-0600
Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 Hotline (if you think you may have contracted COVID-19, have questions or have been exposed) – (844) 442-2681
Where to Find Funds, Beyond Atlanta:
IFundWomen Enterprise Brokered Grants Various grants for women available
Actos de Confianza: NALAC Micro-Grant NALAC has committed $25,000 to seed this first phase of emergency relief efforts to Latinx artists and arts administrators.
National Endowment for the Arts The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recognizes that the nonprofit arts industry is an important sector of America’s economy. The National Endowment for the Arts will award funds to nonprofit arts organizations across the country to help these entities and their employees endure the economic hardships caused by the forced closure of their operations due to the spread of COVID-19.
SBA Disaster Loans and Emergency Grants Do artists qualify for the SBA disaster loan and $10,000 Emergency Grant? More importantly, should artists apply? The short answer is YES, and here’s some stuff you should know.
The Actors Fund (for everyone in entertainment) – Services include emergency financial assistance, affordable housing, health care and insurance counseling, senior care, secondary career development and more.
CERF+ is readiness, relief and resilience for studio artists
When Quarantined (like NOW) and Trying to Keep Up Mental/Emotional/Spiritual Beingness:
Everything is moving online, Artwork Archive is here to help you through the transition with a Webinar, April 9th @2pm EST:
Volunteer Opportunities: This page features virtual and on-site volunteer opportunities to aid communities impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Thousands of volunteers like you are needed daily. Check back often to find ways you can help during these difficult times.
Free classes at YMCA:
Free dance classes:
Adobe products for students:
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