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Offers residencies and workspace for artists in various disciplines.
Women's Studio Workshop
Offers grants, residencies, and other opportunities for artists.
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
Provides financial assistance to career musicians and music industry workers in need.
The Soze Foundation
Supports artists and creatives working on projects that advance social justice causes.
Recording Academy and MusiCares
Offers financial assistance to musicians and industry professionals in times of need.
Rauschenberg Emergency Grants
Provides one-time grants to visual and media artists facing unexpected medical emergencies.
Up to $5,000 per grant
Supports emerging artists in various disciplines and organizations that align with their mission.
PEN America Writers' Emergency Fund
Assists professional writers facing acute financial emergencies.
National Writers Union
Provides hardship grants to members facing financial difficulties.
National Endowment for the Arts
Offers grants to support arts projects and organizations in the United States.
Varies based on grant category
National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures: Actos de Confianza Emergency Fund
Provides relief and recovery grants to Latinx artists and cultural workers impacted by emergencies.
MAAH Stone Book Award
Recognizes outstanding books about African American history and culture.
The Literary Emergency Fund
Assists professional writers affected by COVID-19 with grants of up to $1,000.
Up to $1,000 per grant
League of American Orchestras: Artist Relief Fund
Supports freelance musicians affected by COVID-19 through small grants.
Joan Mitchell Foundation
Provides emergency support to painters and sculptors in crisis.
Up to $6,000 per grant
J. Paul Getty Trust
Offers grants and fellowships for research, conservation, and education in the visual arts.
The Haven Foundation
Assists freelance artists and writers facing health-related crises.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Provides grants for U.S. graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals, and artists to study, conduct research, or teach English abroad.
Freeway Editions Grant
Supports artists and printmakers with grant opportunities.
The Freelance Co-op
Offers assistance to freelancers affected by COVID-19.
Foundation for Contemporary Arts: COVID-19 Relief Fund
Provides $1,000 grants to artists whose performances or exhibitions were canceled.
$1,000 per grant
Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Provides emergency grants to artists in various disciplines.
Grants range from $500 to $2,500
The Creator Fund
Offers grants up to $500 to artists affected by COVID-19.
Up to $500 per grant
COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resource
Provides a list of resources for freelance artists impacted by COVID-19.
Accepts requests for community support in the form of grants or sponsorships through their local offices.
Supports opportunities for community impact through funding grants and sponsorships.
Carnegie Fund for Authors
Awards grants to American authors published by mainstream publishers who are in need of emergency funds.
Boston City Hall: Call to Artists & Art Organizations
Seeks artists and art organizations based in Boston for exhibition opportunities at Boston City Hall.
Boston Center for the Arts – Public Art Residency
Supports artists or artist teams to create interactive, temporary public art projects
The Blues Foundation HART Fund
Provides financial support for Blues musicians and their families facing health concerns.
Supports arts and creativity, climate, education, and social sector strengthening in New England.
Grant budget of $95 million in 2020
The Awesome Foundation Grant
Offers monthly micro-grants of $1,000 to individuals and groups working on awesome projects.
$1,000 per grant
Authors League Fund
Helps professional authors, journalists, poets, and dramatists in financial need due to health-related problems or temporary loss of income.
Artist Communities Alliance
Provides a directory of residencies for artists of all disciplines.
Assists professional visual artists and their families in times of emergency, disability, or bereavement.
The Art Guide: A List of Art Calls
Directory of art calls in various states.
American Society of Journalists and Authors: Emergency Assistance Fund
Offers one-time grants for writers to cover medical bills.
Alliance for Artist Communities
Provides direct grant funding to artists and artist residency centers.
Over $4 million distributed since 2004
AGMA Relief Fund – American Guild of Musical Artists
Offers support and temporary financial assistance to members in need.
Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant
Provides interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors facing unforeseen catastrophic incidents.
Actors Fund Emergency Relief Fund
Assists everyone who works in performing arts and entertainment across the country.
$16 million distributed to 13,559 people
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