Resources for Artists & Arts Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants
The Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for recent, unexpected medical, dental, and mental health emergencies experienced by artists in need who are practicing in the disciplines of visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts, or choreography.
Arts Field Guide for Federal Disaster Relief - Produced by the National Coalition for Arts’ Preparedness and Emergency Response
Ventilation Guidance from webinar on 6/9/2021
Grants Available for Connecticut Museums
ART and Harvard Public Health Reopening Guide for Theaters, addressing updates to safety protocols based on new research
The Harvard School of Public Health/American Repertory Theatre Roadmap to Recovery
Award-Winning RWS Entertainment Group Partners with Public Safety Expert Crowd RX to Create Universal Health Protocols to Keep Performing Artists Safe
IATSE Releases COVID Safety Guidelines for Broadway Return
Reopen Connecticut - Sector Rules for 2nd phase
American Association of Community Theatres & Event Safety Alliance Webinar Series
Event Safety Alliance Re-opening Guide
Connecticut’s Arts and Culture Industry Guidelines for Operating During Covid-19
Resources for Musicians & Music Educators
Resources for Dancers & Dance Educators
Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide
As municipal officials begin to allow small groups of people to gather in public even while the fight against COVID-19 continues, there is a tremendous need for guidance how small events and venues can reopen as safely as possible under these incredibly challenging circumstances. In response, the Event Safety Alliance released The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide.
State Operating Guidelines for the Arts & Culture Industry During COVID-19
CAA, in partnership with the Connecticut Office of the Arts and our state’s nine Designated Regional Services Organizations, has released COVID-19 Operating Guidelines for Connecticut’s Arts & Culture industry.
The guide is designed to aid arts and culture organizations when they reopen in accordance with the rules and recommendations of both state and federal government, and presents information that is currently recommended and/or mandated as of the date of issuance.
Resources from the Tremaine Foundation
From the American Alliance of Museums
EIDL – Economic Injury Disaster Loan (approved by the government through CT banks)
Available for non profits and small businesses
No lawyer fees
Interest rate is 2.75%