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Local Grant and Funding Resources
Delivers free home-cooked, nutritious meals to the doorsteps of artists who are unable to leave their home or are out of work. Artists helping artists, in whatever way possible.
Provides financial assistance (up to $500 per person) to metro artists with unmet essential needs — bills, rent, mortgage, groceries — because of revenue lost from canceled events and gigs.
Offers a resources guide and information on grants and other funding that are available.
Provides emergency grants to nonprofit arts organizations that had to cancel performances because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund focuses on 100-plus small and mid-sized arts organizations with operating budgets of less than $2 million. It provides strategic funds to support and strengthen small and midsize arts organizations so that they may attract, serve and build audiences across the Atlanta region.
The council will help distribute federal CARES Act funds given to the arts through the National Endowment for the Arts. Applications for the Resiliency Grant will be taken through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, May 26. These competitive grants are open to all nonprofit arts organizations, whether large to small, urban or rural, classical or contemporary, and they are open to first-time applicants along with organizations that have received previous funding from the Georgia Council for the Arts or the NEA.
The NBAF is launching a fund to help black artists return to work. It wants to hear from black artists whose work supports them financially, who’ve had projects canceled and who need help finding a new direction for postponed works-in-progress.
To support those most vulnerable to the economic and health-related effects of the pandemic.
Local Covid-19 Information and Resource Databases
Includes arts, entertainment, music and film industry resources.
The state of Georgia’s information and resources for arts and nonprofit organizations as well as for actors, musicians and other performing professionals.
The council has a Covid-19 resource page and information on how the federal stimulus funds for arts will be distributed.
The Georgia Center for Nonprofits has created a page to house all important resources and information for the duration of the outbreak, including updates on assistance programs.
A comprehensive list of emergency resources for artists, including food assistance, financial assistance, business resources, mental health resources and more.
The organization will help distribute federal CARES Act funds given to the arts through the National Endowment for the Arts, and has a resource page for artists and arts organizations.
A source of information for community members affected by economic struggles and global uncertainty.
National Grants and Funding Resources
The fund, made of several national arts funders and launched with a $5 million seed gift from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will distribute $5,000 grants to artists struggling financially from the pandemic.
For freelance or independent photographers facing financial difficulties.
Musicians who have made a living playing blues, jazz, and roots music can contact this fund at any time or visit in person for help in solving an emergency.
Gives grants for medical and allied living expenses in emergencies, and pays these debts on behalf of the musicians they help.
The NEA is awarding 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.
Organized by Spanx founder Sarah Blakely, the fund will make at least 1,000 grants of $5,000 each to female entrepreneurs. Applications are open, and grants will be available to businesses owned by majority women and nonprofits that have annual revenues of less than $5 million and have at least one additional paid employee. Sole proprietors are not eligible
Funds available to musicians and music-industry workers for medical expenses, lodging, clothing, food and other vital living expenses and those affected because of sickness or loss of work.
National Covid-19 Information and Resource Databases
Up-to-date news and resources for the arts and culture field.
A list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists and arts professionals.
The Recording Academy’s Memphis, Nashville, Florida and Atlanta chapters share resources for music professionals.
Emergency grants, freelance resources, legal aid and more.
A list of critical resources for members of the Atlanta Local who live in Georgia and South Carolina.
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