COVID-19 Relief Resources

As we navigate what comes next as an organization, we seek to uplift the artists, activists, and advocates that have mobilized to support our community in these precarious times. Below you can find important resources, ranging from mutual aid funds for individuals to grants for small arts organizations.

Additionally many of our peer organizations have put together resource lists, which you can also find below. Have a question or resource you’d like to have included? Please email, and we will be sure to update this page.


Mutual Aid Funds

NYC Low-Income Artist/Freelancer Relief Fund
TrickleUP NYC Artists Network
Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund
COVID-19 Mutual Aid Fund for LBTQI+BIPOC Folks
Dance Union Dancers Relief Fund
Get Help Give Help Mutual Aid Resources


Resources for Individuals

Foundation for Contemporary Arts COVID-19 Relief Fund
Dance/NYC Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund
Department of Labor’s Guide on How to File for Unemployment
Indie Theater Fund Covid19 Emergency Grant
Brooklyn Community Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund
New York City Emergency Management
Rauschenberg Emergency Grants


Grants for Small Orgs + Nonprofits

The New York Community Trust COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund
Small Business Services Financial Assistance for Business Impacted by COVID-19
Indie Theater Fund Covid19 Emergency Grant
NYC Employee Retention Grant Program


Additional Resources

Gibney Dance COVID-19 Resource List
Dance/NYC COVID-19 Information and Resources for the NYC Dance Community
Dance/USA Coronavirus Information and Resources
Fractured Atlas Fundraising in Difficult Times
New York Live Arts Artist Relief Resources
Springboard for the Arts Principles for Ethical Cancellations
COVID-19 Freelance Artists Resources
Dance Studies Associaton Resources for Moving Dance-Based Pedagogy Online


Photo above: jumatatu poe and Jermonte Donte Beacham’s Let ‘im Move You: Intervention by Maria Baranova