COVID-19 Resources
for the Creative Community

This is a painful and scary time for every member of the creative community globally. People are grappling with losses of all kinds and many of us have lost the stability that ties our lives together. In moments of crisis, the kindness of the creative community can always be counted on. We have spotted dozens of resources popping up to help artists who are now struggling to afford groceries, housing, and to keep their ability to create alive.

Below we have compiled the resources we have found so far and will continue to add more every day! Please email us at support@phlearn.com so we can add a resource you discovered to our growing list.

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Free Software

Adobe:

Two months free to certain individuals who try to cancel their subscription. **IT APPEARS TO ONLY BE WORKING ABOUT 50% OF THE TIME. 

For students that use Adobe Suite through the school computers, they are offering at-home access for free.

Affinity:

Site: https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/supporting-the-creative-community/

They offer a 90-day free trial of the Mac and Windows versions of the whole Affinity suite. Plus a 50% discount for those who would rather buy and keep the apps on Mac, Windows PC, and iPad

 

U.S. and International Artist Grants & Funds

Artists Charitable Fund:

Site: https://pen.org/writers-emergency-fund/
This fund focuses on assisting painters and sculptors by paying a potion of emergency medical bills directly to the medical providers.They are not able to pay the artist directly.

Pen American:

Site: http://www.artistscharitablefund.org/
This fund focuses on helping writers. It will distribute grants of $500 to $1,000 based on applications that demonstrate an inability to meet an acute financial need, especially one resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Pen American:

Site: Emergency Grants
This fund focuses on helping writers. It will distribute grants of $500 to $1,000 based on applications that demonstrate an inability to meet an acute financial need, especially one resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Dramatists Guild Foundation:

Site: https://www.freelancersunion.org/resources/freelancers-relief-fund/
Freelancers Relief Fund will offer financial assistance of up to $1,000 per freelance household to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs, including food/food supplies, utility payments, cash assistance to cover income loss.

Netflix:

Press Announcement: Netflix Relief Fund
They announced a 100M fund for the Film and TV workforce.
The company needs to provide more details on how people can apply for it.

Women Photograph:

Site: https://www.womenphotograph.com/grants-2020
They offer several project grants and a new scholarship for women & non-binary photographers. Applications open on April 1, 2020. Deadline May 15, 2020

Soze Foundation Relief Fund:

Site: https://www.wearesoze.com/relief-fund
It supports artists and activists whose work has been impacted by COVID-19. They have already distributed $90,000 in grants to over 250 artists. At the moment they are raising more money to distribute funds again. Applicants can join the waiting list.

Broadway Cares Relief Fund:

Site: https://broadwaycares.org/our-grants/
They are offering grants specific for entertainment professionals who are in need of health care or financial assistance due to COVID19.

Authors League Fund:

Site: https://authorsleaguefund.org/
They assist professional authors, journalists, poets, and dramatists who find themselves in financial need because of medical, health-related problems, or temporary loss of income.

Musicians Foundation Relief Fund:

Site: http://www.musiciansfoundation.org/apply/
Although the application is temporarily closed due to extremely high volume, they are hoping to reopen some time this coming week once we are able to process the hundreds of submissions already received.

Actors Fund:

Site: https://actorsfund.org/services-and-programs/entertainment-assistance-program
The Actors Fund provides services and financial support to entertainment professionals facing personal or work-related problems. Any performing arts or entertainment professional may apply for funds. Requirements: A minimum of five years of industry paid employment with earnings of at least $6,500 for three out of the last five years, or 20 years of industry paid employment with a minimum of ten years of earnings of at least $5,000 for each of those years, and proof of financial need.

Magnum Foundation:

Site: https://www.magnumfoundation.org/news/2019/3/7/inge-morath-award-call-for-applications-2020
A $5,000 grant will be given to a female photographer under the age of 30 to support the completion of a long-term documentary project.
Deadline: April 30, 2020

New York Foundation For The Arts:

Site: https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Anonymous-Was-A-Woman-Emergency-Relief-Grant
They offer up to $2500 grants.
Those that apply must be visual artists identifying as women (who work in Digital/New Media, Drawing, Film/Video, Installation, Painting, Photography, Sculpture). They also must be 40 years or older on the date their application is submitted. Artists must be able to demonstrate activity in their artistic discipline over the past 5 years and show documented losses of income for the period of February 1 – July 30, 2020. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents in any of the 50 states, District of Columbia or U.S. territories.

The Photographer Fund:

Site: https://www.format.com/photographer-fund

Self-employed photographers who are facing financial need are encouraged to apply.

They offer assistance up to $500 per person.

ConvertKit The Creator Fund:

Site: https://creatorfund.ck.page/

They offer assistance up to $500 per person.

Facebook Small Business Grant: 

Site: https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grant

The company will be offering different grants. People are required to sing up to receive updates on when and how these grants will be offered.

Who is eligible: people from over 30 countries where Facebook operates.

Artist Relief Tree:

Site: https://artistrelieftree.com/

This fund is intended to help those pursuing careers as artists in any field.

They offer assistance up to $250 per person on a first-come-first-served basis.

The fund changes its availability based on the amount of money raised.

Artist Fellowship

Site: https://www.artistsfellowship.org/finacial-aid

It provides emergency aid to professional fine art visual artists and their families in times of sickness, natural disaster, bereavement or unexpected extreme hardship.

Applications will be reviewed until June. They start reviewing the process again in September.

Apply: https://www.artistsfellowship.org/financial-aid-application

Cerf Emergency Relief Grants:

Site: https://cerfplus.org/get-relief/apply-for-help/

This fund is intended to help artists who have been tested positive to the virus that requires intensive care.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Relief Grants

Site: https://www.foundationforcontemporaryarts.org/grants/emergency-grants

This fund is intended for artists seeking relief for a canceled performance or exhibition due to COVID-19.

They offer grants between $200 and $2500 and review applications once a month.

Behind The Scenes Grant

Site: https://wp.behindthescenescharity.org/who-is-eligible-for-a-grant/

They accept applications from anyone who has been hospitalized with Covid-19 and is in financial need. Must currently reside in the United States or Canada and have earned your living for at least five years in the entertainment technology industry. This means that your major source of income is from your work in this industry, which includes being directly involved with production: behind the scenes in any type of performance venue, or behind the camera, or on the road.

Kinkade Emergency Grant For Curators

Site: http://www.kinkadefamilyfoundation.org/emergencygrantforcurators

The program will provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 for unexpected emergencies related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must have committed performance or exhibition opportunities and be able to provide a specific time window at the time of application. Applicants must be a curator or art historian with a track record of producing scholarly curatorial projects. Artists are not eligible to apply.

Applications will be accepted until April 12, 2020.

Freelancer Covid19 Emergency Fund

Site: https://freelancecoop.org/emergencyfund/
Apply: https://freelancecoop.org/emergencyfund//

As part of the application, you will agree that if you receive funding you will “pay it forward.” This means that when you are back on your feet, whether it’s 5 days or 5 months, you will either 1) contribute back to the fund or 2) contribute the same amount to a charity that supports creative freelancers. They review applications on a rolling basis as long as the fund is solvent.

Spokane Artists & Creatives Fund:

Site: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/677MN8G

The focus of this fund is to support individual creatives who rely on income from gigs, performances, teaching opportunities, workshops and classes to cover basic expenses like housing, food, and medical care. They offer up to $500.

Harpo Grant For Visual Artists:

Site: http://www.harpofoundation.org/apply/grants-for-visual-artists/

DEADLINE: April 17, 2020
Applicants must be US citizens.
This grant is for self-defined under-recognized visual artists 21 years and older.
To apply a $15 application fee is required.

Bloom Fund:

Site: https://www.bloomfund.org/faq

This fund provides unrestricted $1,200 grants in visual arts, literature, small business, non-profit, research, and education for individuals who identify as black, indigenous, and/or person of color. There are different deadlines depending on the kind of application.

Alexia Foundation Grant:

Site: https://www.alexiafoundation.org/grants

The applications for this grant start in September 2020. There is a grant for students and one for professionals. Professionals will be prompted to pay a $50 application fee within the application system; there is no entry fee for students.

Art for Assistants by Tim Tadder:

Site: https://www.gofundme.com/f/art-for-assistants

PHLEARN Friend and Artist Tim Tadder is selling select works and donating 100% of the profits to artist assistants who are currently out of work.

Aaron Siskind Grant:

Site: http://www.aaronsiskind.org/grant.html

They need to announce the deadline details for this year’s application. Grant for photographers. Limited amount of fellowship grants up to $15000. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. There’s an entry fee of $25.

The Awesome Foundation Grant:

Site: https://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/about_us

Unrestricted microgrants on a monthly basis for projects in multiple disciplines. They have chapters in different locations around the world. The grants are 1000 dollars (or local equivalent)

Kinkade:

Site: http://www.kinkadefamilyfoundation.org/emergencygrantforcurators

They are offering relief funds for curators.
The program will provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 for unexpected emergencies related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant is available to curators who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories.

Artist Relief Funds for Specific Geographic Areas

AIRF

Site/Apply: https://artsforillinois.org/donate-and-apply

Fund provides financial relief to workers and organizations in the creative industries impacted by COVID-19. This includes all artists and artisans, including stage and production members and part-time cultural workers, and large to small arts organizations in all disciplines. Individuals are encouraged to apply for one-time grants of $1,500, which are awarded expediently and based on a lottery system.
Applications open at noon on April 1, 2020.

Atlanta Artist Relief Fund

Site/Apply: https://www.atlartsrelief.org/

They are delivering free home-cooked, nutritious meals to the doorsteps of artists who are unable to leave their home or out of work.

Jerome Foundation Grants

Site/Apply: https://www.jeromefdn.org/

It supports the artistic and career development of early career artists in Minnesota and the five boroughs of New York City. They offer different kind of grants and support a diverse range of artistic disciplines and forms, created in a variety of contexts and for different audience.

Kentucky Foundation for Women Artist Enrichment Grant

Site/Apply: https://www.kfw.org/grants/artist-enrichment/

It provides opportunities for feminist artists and arts organizations to further their artistic development to create art for positive social change. Applicants must reside in the state. Amounts vary.

Chicago Artist Coalition Grants

Site/Apply: https://chicagoartistscoalition.org/resources/cac-grants

Their four grants honor visual artists based in Chicago, and offer varying levels of financial support. For each grant there is a $10 application fee. Deadlines are different for each application.

Artadia

Site/Apply: https://artadia.org/

Grants on a rotating basis to visual artists in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Deadlines vary depending on the city.

Mayer Foundation Grant

Site/Apply: http://fdnweb.org/mayer/

Artists in the New York City area. The grant also provides healthcare to those who cannot afford it or whose health insurance or financial resources are insufficient to cover their medical needs. The grant is up to $2,500 and is reviewed on a quarterly basis.

Indy Arts & Culture COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund.

Site/Apply: https://indykeepscreating.org/apply/

The fund provides rapid-response $500 grants; can apply for a grant once every 30 days. Artists must work in at least one of the following disciplines: Music, Literature, Dance, Theater, Visual, and/or Media. They must also show loss of income due to canceled events, projects, and/or organization temporary closure. Applicants must live in Marion (Indianapolis) or one of the seven surrounding counties.

North Carolina Artist Relief Fund

Site/Apply: https://vaeraleigh.org/artist-relief-fund

The fund is dedicated to artists in North Carolina that have been impacted by COVID19.

Boston Artist Relief Fund

Site: https://cityofbostonartsandculture.submittable.com/submit/af2153eb-2d87-4e9d-9ebc-5861eb135999/boston-artist-relief-fund

This fund will award grants of $500 and $1000 to individual artists who live in Boston whose creative practices and incomes are being adversely impacted by COVID19

DEADLINE: April 30, 2020

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Site/Apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfv4AazvLFVUNAgXoxqBqfZ7jJVkrMroa-CET6Vt6XygR-CaQ/viewform?fbzx=-1350547368519960039

This emergency fund can provide up to $200 for people of color that are either working artist or art administration and are affected by COVID-19.

The Safety Net Fund

Site/Apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd1hohQ84yDYosDiN_Z6YuEJwYvzZzD1quJyIC6ip0iEc-Iog/viewform

Non-profit designed to help support artists in the Bay Area during the COVID-19 crisis.

Applicants must provide proof of an artistic endeavor in the last six months, cannot be eligible for unemployment insurance from the state, and must have earned less than $1,000 of income in the last 30 days.

Max’s Kansas City Project

Site: https://maxskansascity.org/emergency-grants/

It provides emergency funding and resources to professionals in the creative arts who live in New York state. Individuals who have made their living through their art form, either professionally or personally, and demonstrate a financial need for medical aid, legal aid, or housing. The maximum grant is $1,000.

Artist Fellowship

Site: https://www.artistsfellowship.org/finacial-aid

It provides emergency aid to professional fine artists and their families in times of sickness, natural disaster, bereavement or unexpected extreme hardship. Primarily serving artists in New York.

For The People Artist Collective

Site: https://www.forthepeoplecollective.org/

The fund offers emergency microgrants of up to $500 to Illinois-based artists and freelancers of color whose income has been affected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The fund is temporarily closed due to the high amount of requests. Yet, they are planning to reopen as soon as they get new funds.

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Emergency Fund

Site: https://www.pittsburghartscouncil.org/programs/artist-services/emergency-fund

The Emergency Fund for Artists will now provide up to $500 in assistance to artists experiencing loss of income due to the coronavirus outbreak. Artists must reside in the Greater Pittsburgh area.

Erie Arts and Culture Fund

Site: https://www.erieartsandculture.org/programs-and-services/funding/emergency-financial-assistance-fund/

Creatives and cultural professionals, which includes artists of all disciplines, who have experienced a disruption to their income stream can request up to $500 in assistance.

Artists must reside in the Erie region. Artists can apply more than one time.

Cambridge Artist Relief Fund

Site: http://cambridgecf.org/artist-relief-fund/

Grant sizes will range up to $1,000 and be provided on a first-come, first-served basis for as long as the fund can sustain requests. One-time relief to arts organizations and artists who live, work, create, and/or perform in Cambridge.

Crosshatch Artist Emergency Fund

Site: https://www.crosshatch.org/emergency

Artists may apply once, with a maximum request of $500. These are emergency funds to be used for hardship. Artists must reside in the 5-county area of Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau (Michigan)

Apply: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9BXYWGW

Springboard Personal Emergency Relief Fund

Site: https://springboardforthearts.org/additional-resources/personal-emergency-relief-fund/

The fund is limited to artists residing in Minnesota. Artists can request up to $500 to compensate for canceled work that was scheduled and lost. At the moment they are prioritizing: artists who identify as Black, Indigenous, Native and/or People of Color; artists who live in rural communities; artists in the disability community, including immunocompromised artists; artists who identify as LGBTQIA+

Greater Columbus Arts Council Emergency Relief Grants

Site: https://www.gcac.org/press-release/greater-columbus-arts-council-announces-covid-19-emergency-relief-grants-for-artists/

Artists are eligible to request up to $1,000, with priority being given to those in need of shelter, food, and other essentials. The program is designed to assist artists of all disciplines living in Franklin County.

Artists’ Benevolence Fund

Site: https://sawdustartfestival.org/about/artists-benevolence-fund/

This fund is for any working artist in the city of Laguna Beach, CA. The maximum amount awarded is $1000.

Apply: https://sawdustartfestival.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Benevolence-Fund-Application-MASTER.pdf

Imagine 2020 Artist Assistance Fund

Site: http://www.artsandvenuesdenver.com/about-imagine-2020/imagine-2020-artist-assistance-fund

The fund supports individual artists who are experiencing immediate, unforeseen emergency needs due to COVID-19. They give up to $1,000 to individual artists who live in Denver, CO. The fund is temporarily closed while they process the first batch of applications, but they are planning to accept new ones soon.

Martha Kate Thomas Fund for Artists

Site: https://www.bouldercountyarts.org/thomas_fund_grant_guidelines

Grants from this fund will be awarded to artists who live or work in Boulder County, CO and meet any one or more of these priority groups: artists with unforeseen needs due to special circumstances, Artists of Color, Artists with disabilities, Indigenous artists, New generation artists (18-30 years old). Grant awards will not exceed $3000

Greensboro Artist Relief Fund

Site/Apply: https://www.artsgreensboro.org/emergency-fund-artist-application/

For artists in need of support due to cancellations from the outbreak of COVID-19.

Artists must reside in the Greater Greensboro area (NC). Funds distributed are directly correlated to dollars raised.

Durham Artist Relief Fund:

Site: https://www.northstardurham.com/artistrelief

Apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdEJKTP91h5e7MuUITHj96J6eKWeZjgVLZjLG4Wp-WMhyQ4mg/viewform

Fund for artists and arts presenters in Durham, NC who have been financially impacted by cancellations due to COVID-19, with priority given to BIPOC artists, transgender & nonbinary artists, and disabled artists.

New Orleans Business Alliance Fund:

Site: https://www.nolaba.org/relief-fund/

This fund provides up to $1000. Artists must show proof of residency in Orleans Parish, Louisiana + proof that ? 60% of income is generated via “gig-work” + demonstrated loss of income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic + At or below 100% Annual Median Income (AMI) Guidelines.

Tamarack Emergency Relief Fund:

Site: https://tamarackfoundation.org/fund-your-ideas/emergency-relief-funds/

The foundation offers grants and bridge loans of up to $5,000 for artist businesses on a rolling basis to help with these events. These funds are available to artists juried into the Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia retail facility in Beckley, WV.

Contact Executive Director Renee Margocee at renee@tamarackfoundation.org with a brief summary of your situation to receive more information about obtaining funds.

Artist Relief Funds for Specific Geographic Areas Through GoFundMe 

Site: https://www.gofundme.com/mvc.php?route=homepage_norma/search&term=artist%20relief%20fund%20covid19

The site has several relief funds dedicated to specific areas/cities. The fundraisings are created by different organizations/people, not by GoFundMe. Below are a few that have raised the most:

Chicago Artists Relief Fund:

The fund is dedicated to Chicago artists affected by the coronavirus.

The fund is distributing money to the first applicants and will reopen the application process soon.

Apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeI6qpAK__IsFww_3UlgS9NQPHE9efxxL1W2Mz7cUMdOvnekw/closedform

Seattle Artist Relief Fund:

The fund is dedicated to artists who live in the greater Seattle area.

Apply: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LHJNLQV

NYC Low Income Artist/Freelancer Fund:

Site/Apply: https://www.gofundme.com/f/nyc-lowincome-artistfreelancer-relief-fund

Fund is in pause, but they are planning to reopen applications as soon as they get more funding.

Finances

Info on COVID Stimulus Check

Site: NY Times

Self-employed people would be eligible for unemployment benefits. Benefit amounts would be calculated based on previous income. Self-employed workers would also be eligible for the additional $600 weekly benefit provided by the federal government.

Small Business Administration: Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

Site: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

Low interest loans up to 2 million to small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

The form can be filled online. If needed assistance to fill out the form you can reach out to their customer service at 1-800-659-2955.

Who is eligible: Businesses in the USA plus American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

IRS: Federal tax return filing has been extended from April 15 to July 15, 2020.

Page Link: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/payment-deadline-extended-to-july-15-2020

Extension may be available for state taxes depending on the state of residence.

Link to State Tax agencies: https://www.taxadmin.org/state-tax-agencies

U.S. State Financial Assistance

Some states are offering assistance for small businesses during the pandemic.

The National Governors Association provides website, address, and phone for each of the states’ governors.

U.S. Based Banks Offering Relief Assistance

These are U.S. based large banks offering different kinds of financial assistance.

Bank of America:

https://about.bankofamerica.com/promo/assistance/latest-updates-from-bank-of-america-coronavirus

Chase:

https://www.chase.com/digital/resources/coronavirus?jp_cmp=rb/CV/off/stayconnected/na

City Bank:

https://online.citi.com/US/JRS/pands/detail.do?ID=covid19

PNC Bank:

https://www.pnc.com/en/customer-service/coronavirus-update.html

Fifth Third Bank:

https://www.53.com/content/fifth-third/en/alerts/covid-support.html

U.S Bank:

https://www.usbank.com/splash/covid-19.html

Wells Fargo:

https://newsroom.wf.com/press-release/corporate-and-financial/wells-fargo-announces-aid-customers-and-communities-impacted

Sites Where You Can Sell Your Work Online

Creators of all kinds are turning to stock marketplaces right now to find alternate ways to supplement their lost income.

Etsy

Site: https://www.etsy.com/sell

Listings are active for 4 months or until they sell.

Etsy charges a listing fee of $0.20 + 5% transaction fee and a $0.25 processing fee.

Society6

Site: https://society6.com/sell-art

To start selling on Society6 you need to create and verify your account (there’s a $1 fee)

In most cases, artists earn 10% off the retail price. For art prints, framed art, and canvas you can set your own price.

Saatchi Art

Site: https://www.saatchiart.com/whysell

It’s free to create an account. The company handles shipping (artists only pay for packaging). Artists receive 65% on every artwork sold. Non-exclusive policy, which means artists are allowed to sell artwork in other places.

Art Pal

Site: https://www.artpal.com/sellart/

This site sells all kinds of artwork. No membership free. No commission.

Singulart

Site: https://www.singulart.com/en/

Shipping, packaging and insurance costs are covered by Singulart.

AdobeStock

Site: http://adobestock.com/

Artists can make between 20% and 60% income from a sale. They have a non-exclusive policy, which means artists are allowed to sell artwork in other places. This platform allows to sell images, video, templates.

Shutterstock

Site: https://submit.shutterstock.com/

Artists can make between 20% and 30% income from a sale. This platform allows to sell images, video, templates. They have a non-exclusive policy as well.

Alamy

Site: https://www.alamy.com/contributor/

This site has fewer buyers, but it pays a higher commission (50% of each sale). They allow artists to sell images, videos, templates. Special for students: they’ll pay 100% of the money from any sales a student makes for two years from the signing up day.

Patreon

Site: https://www.patreon.com/

This is a subscription plan site. Fans pay their favorite creators a monthly amount of their choosing in exchange for exclusive artwork or a closer look into their creative journey.

Indiegogo

Site: https://www.indiegogo.com/

Similar to Patreon. Fans give money to their favorite creators to support a specific project they are working on. They charge a 5% platform fee on the amount artists raise.

Fotomoto

Site: https://www.fotomoto.com/

This is not an online marketplace, but rather a widget that integrates with your website to help you sell photos online. Artists can choose to use a free plan or a paid plan (https://www.fotomoto.com/home/pricing). Like Etsy, Fotomoto allows artists to offer digital photos, photo prints and even canvases to your site visitors. And, Fotomoto handles the packaging of your material photos so you don’t have to.

Photoshelter

Site: https://support.photoshelter.com/hc/en-us/articles/203373610-Selling-Your-Work

This is an online platform that allows you to sell and deliver prints. They offer a free trial and different plans after (https://www.photoshelter.com/signup/subscriber)

500px

Site: https://web.500px.com/licensing

An online marketplace that helps you create a portfolio of your images and make money.

If you give exclusive rights to 500px (meaning you can’t sell that photo anywhere else), you earn 60% of the sale. They offer both free account and membership (with perks like statistics)

Tour Photos

Site: https://tourphotos.com/price

This site is perfect to sell travel photographs. They charge 19% commission of the sales + transaction fees ( they vary from 2,9% to 6% and come in addition. Maximum total charge is 25%)

Online Courses /  Webinars

Organizations offering their professional education catalogs for free for limited periods of time to anyone in the creative community.

PHLEARN

Site: https://phlearn.com

40% Off PHLEARN PRO Subscription – Instant Access to all courses plus exclusive downloads including Lightroom Presets and Photoshop Actions

PPA (Professional Photographers of America):

Site: https://www.ppa.com/education-unlocked

1100+ courses free for two months

Site: https://www.ppa.com/inittogether/resources

Free webinars

CreativeLive:

Site: https://www.creativelive.com/wellnessclasses

They are having different kinds of discounts up to 80% until April, 2 2020.

Coursera:

This site is offering free courses from different universities. Below are some:

Yale University Free Online Course “The science of happiness”

Site: https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being

This is the most popular class in the history of Yale.

Moma Free Online Course “Seeing Through Photographs”

Site: https://www.coursera.org/learn/photography

Moma Free Online Course “Interactive Strategies For Engaging With Art”

Site: https://www.coursera.org/learn/art-activity

University of California Davis Free Online Course “The Strategy of Content Marketing”

Site: https://www.coursera.org/learn/content-marketing

Kaist Free Online Course “Meditation: A Way To Achieve your goals in life”

Site: https://www.coursera.org/learn/self-reflection-meditation

Imperial College London Free Online Course “Creative Thinking:Techniques and Tools for Success”

Site: https://www.coursera.org/learn/creative-thinking-techniques-and-tools-for-success

Duke University Free Online Course “Advertising and Society”

Site: https://www.coursera.org/specializations/photography-basics

Michigan State University Free Online Course “Photography Basics and Beyond”

Site: https://www.coursera.org/learn/role-of-advertising

Adobe Summit 2020:

Site: https://www.adobe.com/summit.html

The conference launches March 31st.

Adobe DITAWORLD 2020:

Site: Ditaworld
5000+ technical documentation and content experts across 3000+ organizations in 75+ countries. Enroll yourself for this free online

TED Connects

Site: TED Connects

Daily conversation series featuring experts in different fields.

Skillshare

Site: https://www.skillshare.com/
For those interested in learning a new creative skill, they are offering a two months free trial to all new subscribers. They also offer tons of free classes.

Additional Resources:

Billboard:

Site: State-by-State Resource Guide for Music Professionals
They have compiled a list of resources at both the national and state levels for music professionals. Plus four dozen relief funds.

Chicago Arts Community Resources:

Site: Chicago Arts Community Resources
This site provides a partial list of Arts Community Resources – including a number of arts service organizations providing frequently updated news and resources for artists and arts organizations.

Alliance of Artists Communities:

Site: https://www.artistcommunities.org/emergency-relief-programs
This organization offers support for artists by connecting them with our diverse network

of residency programs across the country.

Freelance Artist Resource: 

Site: https://covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/

List of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines.

3 Arts Organization:

Site: https://3arts.org/resources/funding/

List of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines.

ASMP- American Society of Media Photographers:

Site: https://www.asmp.org/asmp-covid-19-info-hub/

This organization is hosting Town Hall Meetings online to help the photographic community navigate the pandemic.

Arts in Education Roundtable (NYC)

Site: https://vimeo.com/396735734

The organization hosted a virtual roundtable for arts administrators to share strategies to overcome this challenge.

Artists At Risk Connection

Site: https://artistsatriskconnection.org/

It’s an online collaboration of more than 600 global organizations that provide life-saving resources to artists worldwide, who are facing threats to their freedom of expression. (THEY HAVE A LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT OFFER ALL KINDS OF GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE)

Artists At Risk Connection

Site: https://artistsatriskconnection.org/

It’s an online collaboration of more than 600 global organizations that provide life-saving resources to artists worldwide, who are facing threats to their freedom of expression. (THEY HAVE A LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT OFFER ALL KINDS OF GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE)

American Photographic Artists

Site: APA
They are hosting weekly online gatherings for the photo community to come together, ask questions, discuss, share and aid one-another in this turbulent time. On Thursdays 7 PM ET. The webinars are available on their YouTube channel.

Site: APA Resources
They also have a list of resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists.

Graphic Artists Guild

Site: https://graphicartistsguild.org/

They are hosting a series of FREE Town Halls webinars:

Practical Financial Advice for Creatives in Crisis
Presented by Jason M Blumer, CPA
Wednesday, April 1, 3pm EDT
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/practical-financial-advice-for-creatives-in-crisis-tickets-101116133076

Recession Proof Your Business
Presented by Ean Murphy, Moxie Bookkeeping & Coaching, Inc.
Friday, April 3, 1:30 pm EDT
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/recession-proof-your-business-tickets-101331021814

Now More Than Ever: Why Communication is Essential for Your Business
Monday, April 6, 5pm EDT
Presented by Danielle Hughes, More Than Words Marketing
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/now-more-than-ever-why-communication-is-essential-for-your-business-tickets-101342943472

What In the World Is a Force Majeure?
Presented by Michele Berdinis, Beeline Legal
Friday, April 10, 11am EDT
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-in-the-world-is-a-force-majeure-tickets-101247917246

International Resources:

Botin Foundation Grants: 

Site: https://www.fundacionbotin.org/internal-grant-area/botin-foundation-visual-arts-scholarships.html

The foundation awards grants to support projects in the field of training, research or the production of a new work of art. Artists of any nationality may apply.
Deadline for applications: May 8, 2020

Open Society Fellowship: 

Site: https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-fellowship

The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Artists of any nationality may apply.
Contact osfellows@opensocietyfoundations.org for current information on the application timeline and process.

Artist Grant Fund: 

Site: https://artistgrant.org/submission-guidelines/

Visual artists 18 and older from anywhere in the world can apply. Up to $500 grant. There are four grant cycle deadlines per year – January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 15. There is an application fee of $25 USD. Artists in the following fields can apply: Painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, stills of video/film, sculpture (of any type of material), ceramics, mixed/multiple media, installation, and other new or alternative media.

The Hopper Prize: 

Site: https://hopperprize.org/artist-grant-program/

They award 10 individual artists up to $1000 (5 awards in winter, 5 in the spring). Artists worldwide can apply, but they must be 18 and older. There is an application fee of $40.
They accept entries in all media forms.

Innovate Artist Grant: 

Site: https://innovateartistgrants.org/

They award two $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. Artists worldwide can apply. There is an entry fee of $25.

The Awesome Foundation: 

Mentioned in the list of grants above also can be used for grants worldwide.

Abe’s Curated Micro Grant: 

Site: https://www.mechaelephant.com/microgrant#apply

It wants to incentivize the creation of art and engineering through small $100 monthly micro-grants. Artists worldwide are welcomed to apply.

International Photography Grant (for photographers): 

Site: https://internationalphotogrant.com/page/terms-conditions

Photographers must be at least 18 years old and can apply worldwide. Grant of $1000.

Lucie Foundation Scholarships (for photographers): 

Site: https://www.luciefoundation.org/programs/scholarship/

They will be announcing the 2020 deadlines soon. They offer three different kinds of grants.

Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation (for photographers): 

Site: http://mrofoundation.org/programs/photography-grants/

Photographers from around the world are invited to apply. Award is Eur3000
Deadline: March 31,2020 (it might get extended)

Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize (for photographers): 

Site: https://documentarystudies.duke.edu/

Photographers worldwide are invited to apply. There is a $60 entrance fee.
Deadline: May 15, 2020

Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize (for photographers): 

Site: https://documentarystudies.duke.edu/

Photographers worldwide are invited to apply. There is a $60 entrance fee.
Deadline: May 15, 2020

The Eugene Smith Fund Grant (for photographers): 

Site: https://contests.picter.com/w-eugene-smith-fund-grant-2020

The amount of the grant will be $40.000. There is a $50 entrance fee (there’s option of a fee waiver in specific cases)
Deadline: April 30, 2020

Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography (for photographers): 

Site: https://wherewestand.gettyimages.com/grants/

Grants have different deadlines and requirements. $10.000 per grant will be awarded.

The Ian Parry Scholarship (for photographers): 

Site: https://theianparryscholarship.submittable.com/submit/f49e745b-d064-481f-895d-c2eaf9452f34/the-ian-parry-scholarship-2020-submissions

Grants have different deadlines and requirements. $10.000 per grant will be awarded. Artists need to be 24 or younger or enrolled on a full-time recognized photography course.
There is no fee entry.
Deadline: July, 5 2020

The Documentary Photography Fund (for photographers): 

Site: https://www.thedocumentaryprojectfund.org/

Open to photographers everywhere it is legal to wire funds from the USA.
Calls-For-Entries occur twice a year and run for one month from beginning to end. Call dates are announced on the website and via social media.

International Resources for Specific Areas

UK Artist Council Fund (artists and creatives in the UK)

Site/Apply: https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/covid-19/financial-support-artists-creative-practitioners-and-freelancers

Artists and creative practitioners will be able to apply for grants of up to £2,500 if they have a track record in publicly funded culture.
They will publish guidance for applicants including the detailed timetable for this fund on 30 March. Potential applicants will need to register on their portal Grantium by Friday 3 April.

ACS Studio Prize (studio artist in the UK)

Site/Apply: https://www.acsstudioprize.com/about-the-studio-prize

They will grant £4,500. The prize officially opens for applications on April 1, 2020.
Artists must work in collage, painting, sculpture, tapestry, ceramics, glassware or photography.

GTA Black Community Emergency Support Fund (Canada)

Site/Apply: https://www.gofundme.com/f/black-emergency-support-fund

Artist-organized community fundraiser for Black people in the GTA, particularly those working in the gig economy. They will be giving up to $250.
The application process is temporarily closed due to high volume of applications. However, they are still raising money.

Glad Day Lit Emergency Fund (Canada)

Site/Apply: https://www.gladdaylit.ca/?fbclid=IwAR1FiEx5zs4Fm2uipRM7Ml5LGlFT9Spy_PIhVJZZoU3-Nkg2wtn2hzsJfDk

This fund will help cover emergency aid and paid work for LGBTQ2S artists, performers and tip-based workers.

Modest Needs Grants (this fund is both for US and Canada)

Site/Apply: https://www.modestneeds.org/for-applicants/faq.asp

They offer three main types of grants: Self-Sufficiency Grants, Back-to-Work Grants, and Independent Living Grants.

Creative Europe Grants (Europe)

Site/Apply: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/creative-europe/

They offer grants in different artistic fields.
Applicants must live in the EU (currently includes the UK).

Mondrian Fund (European citizens can apply)

Site/Apply: https://www.mondriaanfonds.nl/

They offer different kinds of grants. Applications for the grants of the Mondriaan Fund can be submitted 24 hours a day through the online application system.
Artists don’t need to have a Dutch citizenship, but their work should support Dutch visual art and cultural heritage.

Cancelled/Postponed Events:

34th Bienal de Sâo Paulo (Brazil):

Site: http://www.bienal.org.br/

Opening date shifted from September 5 to October 3, with a new closing date of December 13.

Art Dubai (United Arab Emirates):

Site: https://www.artdubai.ae/newsletter/art-dubai-2020-save-the-date-latest-art-dubai-portrait-and-other-news/

Postponed to March 17–20, 2021; online-only programming will take place from March 25–28

Berlin Biennale (Germany):

Site: https://www.berlinbiennale.de/en/

The temporary project space of the 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art at ExRotaprint complex in Berlin will be closed until April 19.

Art Cologne (Germany):

Site: http://www.artcologne.com/

Postponed until November 2020

Art Paris (Paris):

Site: http://www.artparis.com/en/edition

Moved from April 2–5 to May 28–31

Venice Architecture Biennale (Italy):

Site: https://www.labiennale.org/en/architecture/2020

Moved from May 23–November 29 to August 29–November 29.

Miart Milan (Italy):

Site: http://www.miart.it/en

New dates for Sept 2020.

The Met Gala New York (US):

Site: https://www.metmuseum.org/

Postponed indefinitely.

Art World Conference (US):

Site: https://www.artworldconference.com/

Postponed from May 1–3 to the fall.

Art Dallas Contemporary Art Fair (US):

Site: https://artdallascontemporary.com/

Has been rescheduled for April 2021.

TEFAF New York Spring (US):

Site: https://www2.tefaf.com/

Postponed from May 8–11 to October 31–November 4.

Shanghai’s Festival of Design Architecture Conference (China):

Site: https://www.designshanghai.com/

Postponed until May 26 – 29, 2020.

Art Basel (Switzerland):

Site: https://www.artbasel.com/basel

Postponed to September 2020.

Postponed until May 26 – 29, 2020.

Palm Springs Photo Festival (US):

Site: http://2020.palmspringsphotofestival.com/

Postponed to September 20-25.

Legal Resources:

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (NY):

Site: https://vlany.org/

This organization supports at-risk artists and arts organizations.

California Lawyers for the Arts (CA):

Site: California Lawyers for the Arts

They empower the creative community by providing education, representation, and dispute resolution.

Lawyers for the Creative Arts (IL):

Site: Lawyers for the Creative Arts

They assist the Illinois art community to understand the legal issues arising from performance cancellations.