Creatives Relief Resources

Posted on: March 17, 2020

Deadline: August 31, 2020

The spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus has undoubtedly interrupted and shifted many lives, including our local artists, creatives, and culture bearers whose livelihoods were dependent on canceled gigs, festivals, and public events. It’s times like these that community matters most and that we must do our best to uplift and support those in need. Our COVID-19 response initiatives have included:

As a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve quality of life in New Orleans by supporting and investing in the city’s artists, cultural producers, and creative community, we’ve also compiled a list of relief resources for artists and freelancers, as well as opportunities for philanthropists and donors to help artists facing challenges. The list will continue to be updated as we discover more resources to share:

NEW ORLEANS / GULF SOUTH RESOURCES

New Orleans and Louisiana Emergency Funding and Assistance

New Orleans Utilities

List of Open Businesses and Food Options

NATIONAL SOURCES OF EMERGENCY FUNDING

Grants for Artists

LEGAL RESOURCES

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

ARTS ADVOCACY EFFORTS

FOR ART-LOVERS: ONLINE ARTS EXPERIENCES

HOW TO GUIDES

FOR ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

ON RACIAL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

FOR ARTS PATRONS AND SUPPORTERS

MEDIA AND PRESS

 

Do you know of any artist relief resources? Please feel free to share them via email at ashley@artsneworleans.org.

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More info:

Ashley-Crystal Firstley
Marketing and Communications Manager
ashley@artsneworleans.org

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