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For self-employed / artist-run businesses

Protect Your Work, Studio and Career

Information on the CARES Act

Small Business Emergency Loan Information and Checklist

Artist INC Cares: A Four Part Series on Finding Financial Help

Rocket Grant Emergency Relief Grants For Artists

Relief Funds for Women Artists

Anonymous Was a Woman Creates $250,000 Emergency Corona Virus Relief Grants

Disabled Creator and Activist Pandemic Relief

Volunteers are currently collecting information for this fund aimed at giving aid to disabled creators and artists who’ve lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Student Loan Pandemic Information

What you need to know about student loans and the coronavirus pandemic.

Foundation of Contemporary Arts Artist Relief Fund

This fund is open to U.S.-based artists who’ve fallen on hard times because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund

If you’re a musician or music industry worker who lost 50% of your income, you’re eligible to apply to this fund.

Musicians Foundation Fund

United States-based musicians who’ve been active for the past five years are eligible to apply for a microgrant.

Craft Emergency Relief Fund

You must have been involved in craft-making for at least three years before your emergency and you must be making a majority of your income from your art to be eligible for this fund.

PEN American Writer’s Emergency Fund

This fund is for professional (published or produced) writers and editors who are in acute financial crisis.

General info on relief programs for artists

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation

AGMA Relief Fund for Actors

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Comedy Gives Back Relief Fund for Comedians

Dramatists Guild Foundation for Writers

Equal Sound Relief Fund for Musicians

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants

Jazz Foundation Housing and Emergency Assistance

Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist Emergency Grants

Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist Emergency Grants

MusiCares Covid-19 Relief Fund for Musicians

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artist Grants

Rauschenberg Emergency Grant

Sweet Relief Music Community Fund

LGBTQ+ Community Grant

Economic Impact Surveys of
Kansas Arts & Cultural Organizations
Your input is needed to help measure the impact of the coronavirus on arts and cultural organizations in Kansas.

In this time of unprecedented disruption to our social, cultural, and economic lives, KCAIC and its partners are working to gauge the impact of the coronavirus on our state’s arts and cultural organizations and practitioners.

While there are a number of worthwhile surveys circulating, these three will help provide various levels of data on a national, regional, and statewide level. Please take a few minutes to answer the questions below. Your responses will help us understand what you’re facing today – economic or otherwise – and may guide future resource and programming directions.

• Statewide survey of Kansas Arts & Cultural Organizations
This survey was developed in partnership with Humanities Kansas (lead sponsor), Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area, Kansas Museums Association, and the Kansas Library Association. Can be taken multiple times to reflect real-time changes

• Mid-America Arts Alliance Individual Artist Impact Survey. (Regional)
This survey has been compiled to assess the needs of individual artists age 18 or older across the Mid-America Arts Alliance region (Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas). Take by March 31.

• Americans For the Arts Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Arts and Cultural Sector. (National)
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 and artists nationally since Jan. 20, 2020. Can be taken multiple times to reflect real-time changes.


March 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am
May 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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