This information will be updated as more links and information are shared and become available. NAPAMA is working on targeted resources for agents, managers, and self-represented artists. Please comment with resources that you come across and we will add them to this list. This list is NOT exhaustive.
The ENJF provides a one-time, direct cash benefit to eligible households who have suffered an economic hardship due to COVID-19 and were excluded from both the federal stimulus checks and COVID related unemployment assistance – including undocumented individuals, residents re-entering from the justice system, and any other individuals otherwise excluded. Applications are now open.
Financial Relief for Artists Impacted by COVID-19
Eligible Categories: Dance and Performance Art/Theater, Music/Sound, Poetry/Literature, and Visual Arts/Moving Image. Application Deadline: December 13, 2021
This list is specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community. This includes, but is not limited to, actors, designers, producers, technicians, stage managers, musicians, composers, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, craft artists, teaching artists, dancers, writers & playwrights, photographers, etc.
Arts practitioners and artists who have been experiencing housing instability, or are having trouble making rent payments as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, are not alone. Federal, state, and local governments are offering help with housing expenses and avoiding eviction.