National Coalition for Arts Preparedness and Emergency Response A site linking different emergency funds for artists (specifically listing resources for relief around COVID-19).
OneReel: Art Saves Lives | Grant applications are closed. A site encouraging artists to discover the powerful impact they can have on the world by interacting with the community and sharing their stories of hope.
PEN Writer’s Emergency Fund | Writers’ Emergency Fund 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 pandemic.
The Plate Fund | Immediate $500 payments for laid off restaurant workers in King County.
Portland Area Artist Emergency Relief Fund | Applications temporarily paused. An emergency relief fund to meet the growing needs for independent/freelance artists in the Portland area faced with economic struggles due to COVID-19.
Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund | To help at least 100 queer writers of color who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority will be given to queer trans women of color and queer disabled writers of color.
Rauschenberg Emergency Grants | Grants of up to $5,000 to cover expenses caused by one-time, unexpected medical or dental emergencies for visual and media artists, and choreographers who are not enrolled in any degree-seeking program and who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories.
San Francisco Foundation Emergency Fund for Organizations | Through the SFF COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, SFF will make a limited number of one-time grants ($3,000 – $25,000) to nonprofits addressing the following four issue areas: racial bias, worker protection, homelessness and renter protection/housing security, and food security.
Seattle Artist Relief Fund | To help meet its growing needs in the face of COVID-19, celebrated author and Seattle native Ijeoma Oluo has launched a relief fund for the city’s art community.
Seattle Foundation: COVID-19 Response Fund | Deploying resources to community-based organizations that are supporting local workers and families most affected by the coronavirus crisis (prioritizing: low-income residents, including those without health insurance and/or access to sick days, low-income workers in disproportionally impacted industries, such as healthcare and the service industry, as well as gig-economy workers, residents with greater health risks, including people over age 60, people with compromised immune systems, and pregnant people, residents with limited English language proficiency, communities of color, people with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, undocumented workers and families, and people at risk of intimate violence).
Seattle Independent Artists Sustainability Resources | Growing spreadsheet with information and funding opportunities for Seattle area artists.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s Arts Stabilization Fund | Mayor Durkan has announced an initial $1.1 million arts recovery package to support creative workers and arts and cultural organizations impacted by COVID-19.
Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program | Government assistance for small business owners impacted by economic disaster.
The Soze Foundation, TaskForce and Invisible Hand: Artist + Activist Relief Fund | Currently accepting applications for the waiting list. Funding application supporting artists and activists whose work has been impacted by COVID-19.
Spokane Arts Relief Fund | This fund is for individual artists only that live in the Spokane, Washington area only, not organizations or nonprofits, or individuals in other areas.
Springboard for the Arts Resources and Relief Funds | Springboard for the Arts is committed to creating, amplifying, and sharing resources to support artists and communities. This page is an evolving list of resources for information, exchange, and support.
St Vincent De Paul of King County Online Assistance Fund | St. Vincent de Paul Helpline assists people who need help in myriad ways. Link goes to the application form.
Stimulus Checks and Unemployment (New York Times) | Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the upcoming stimulus checks and changes to unemployment benefits.
Twenty Summers Emergency Arts Fund | Emergency Arts Fund (EAF) for artists and arts organizations facing unmanageable financial loss as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Where Gig Economy Workers and Freelancers Can Seek Relief (Forbes) | An aggregated list of websites where artists can apply for emergency funds during this pandemic.
WomenArts Fund Roundup | A roundup of sources of support for women in the arts who’ve been impacted by coronavirus.