The Tri-State Relief Fund to Support Non-Salaried Workers in the Visual Arts
The Tri-State Relief Fund to Support Non-Salaried Workers in the Visual Arts will distribute one-time unrestricted cash grants of $2,000 each to freelance, contract, or non-salaried archivists, art handlers, artist/photographer’s assistants, cataloguers, database specialists, digital assets specialists, image scanners/digitizers, and registrars.
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Compiled a list of available COVID-19 focused grants and emergency relief funds, mainly for U.S.-based photographers and visual artists, including a detailed comparison of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (may also include up to $10k grant) and the Payroll Protection Program.
hireartists: Make more of screentime
hireartists is a marketplace designed to facilitate creative exchange during the Coronavirus-era.
Survey for Nightlife Businesses, Workers, and Freelancers Impacted by COVID-19
Please provide details for your canceled shifts, gigs, events, and other lost business income, revenue, or work opportunities so that MoME can share details with city-wide policy makers about the impacts of these closures.
Women Photograph Emergency Fund
This Emergency Fund is meant to provide a small amount of one-time support to independent women and non-binary photographers who need assistance.
Financial Relief Resources for Artists
Compiled list of emergency resources for artists as well an ongoing list of crowdfunding efforts to provide financial relief for artists.
Houston Arts Alliance Disaster Relief
Houston-Area Arts Resource List for artists and non-profits.
COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources
An aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines, specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community.
How freelancers can claim paid sick leave in a coronavirus emergency
A new law allows self-employed people impacted by the coronavirus to claim sick leave and family leave as a tax credit.
How to Disinfect Camera Equipment and Spaces
NYFA Compilation of emergency grants for artists
Livestreaming Financial Strategies for Freelance Artists in a Time of Crisis (Howlround Theatre Commons)
Pulitzer Center / Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking proposals that develop innovative approaches to reporting on the novel coronavirus crisis using collaboration among journalists and newsrooms across state lines or national borders. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms and independent journalists in the United States and abroad.
How to: Zoom Cheat Sheet + using Breakout Rooms
British Journal of Photography Facebook group in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in which photographers can share tips and useful resources with each other during this difficult time.
Job Listings, Advice, Support groups for freelancers
Working from Home: A Survival Guide (The Denizen Co.)
This is the ultimate guide to working from home, especially for those who are new to telecommuting or newly self-employed.
6 Proactive Things You Can Do When Business Is Slow (The Denizen Co.)
In this article, we discuss six proactive things you can do when business is slow to manage your stress and make necessary improvements to your business.
BRIC / Resources for Artists during a Public Health Crisis
These resources offer assistance, such as financial support and opportunities for artists to continue to express their creative potential during these difficult times.
NPPA (National Press Photographers Association) COVID-19 Resource Guide
Created for press photographers, this webpage is updated with town halls, safety resources, mental health resources, emergency funding and grants for freelancers, tips for working from home, and advocacy.
The Everyday Projects / COVID-19 Guide for Visual Journalists
These general tips for visual journalists were created by Jenell Stewart, DO, MPH, Infectious Diseases physician-scientist at University of Washington. Dr. Stewart is married to Peter DiCampo, a visual journalist and cofounder of The Everyday Projects, and she created this guide to help journalists who are struggling with ethical and safety considerations in the current void of job specific information.
PhotoShelter / COVID-19 Resources for Photographers
As the threat of coronavirus spreads around the world, photographers are grappling with the potential for severe economic impact on their livelihood. Although a prolonged outbreak will require significant federal intervention, a number of groups have already started to provide useful information or financial support for freelancers. We’ve compiled the following list of resources for photographers that we’ll continue to update.
ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers) / COVID-19 Resource Hub
ASMP is focused on assisting members during this time of uncertainty by publishing information about the pandemic grounded in facts, while also upholding our responsibility to be a steadfast advocate for our community of photographers and small business owners across the country.