COVID-19 Resources for the Arts


The Actors Fund:  Entertainment Assistance Program

AnnuityFreedom Grant for Artists

Artist Relief

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color: Emergency Fund

California, State: Grants Portal

California Relief Fund for Artists and Cultural Practitioners (CAC/CCI)

Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+)

Creative Capital: Resource List

Creator Fund: Financial Assistance

Facebook: Small Business Grants Program

Foundation for Contemporary Arts: Emergency Grants

Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation: The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant

Independent Arts & Media: Bay Area Arts Worker Relief Funds

Intersection for the Arts: Safety Net Fund for Artists

KQED: List of Emergency Funds for freelancers and artists

Marin Community Foundation: Covid 19 Resources

Minnesota Street Project Foundation: California Black Voices Project

Minnesota Street Project Foundation: Grants for Arts Equity

Minnesota Street Project Foundation: Joint Space Award

MusiCares: Emergency Financial Assistance

Musicians Foundation: Grants

National Coalition for Arts: Preparedness & Emergency Response 

NEA: COVID Resources

Philanthropy California: COVID-19 Response

Salesforce: Salesforce Care Small Business Grants

SF Responds: Public Assistance and Grant Resources for Nonprofits and Special Districts

Small Business Administration: Coronavirus Relief Options

Small Business Administration: Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Theater Bay Area: Performing Arts Worker Relief Fund 

UNTITLED, ART: Emergency Fund


Your generosity is important to keep the arts alive during this extraordinary time. Give to these or any of your favorite Marin cultural organizations.


Marin Cultural Association

Youth in Arts

Bay Area Arts Worker Relief Funds


California Arts Advocates: Action Center for COVID-19 Relief

  • Use this letter-generator to ask Governor Newsom that the needs of nonprofit arts organizations and individual artists are considered in federal and state relief responses. 

Americans for the Arts: The Economic Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Arts and Cultural Sector

  • This national survey is designed to collect information about the financial and human impacts that the spread of the coronavirus has had on arts and cultural organizations and on artists.

National Association for Latino Arts and Culture: Responding to COVID-19: Arts Resources & Field Survey

  • What are your most pressing needs? NALAC will utilize this information to advocate for rapid effective support to the Latinx arts field. 

Many thanks to Marin Cultural Association and Creative Sonoma whose lists provided information for this MarinArts directory. Please visit their sites as well for additional information and resources.

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