Resources for Artists & Arts Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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
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.
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%