COVID-19

The Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana continues to closely monitor reports regarding the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus), particularly with how it may affect our 11-parish region, and are following all local, state, and national directives regarding events, festivals, and other arts happenings. Please know that the safety and health of our community is and always will be our top priority.
If you are a Louisiana artist, please take a moment to complete the survey so that we can assist you best!

LIT glad day, emergency survival fund
(Financial aid for those LGBTQ2S artists, performers, and tip-based workers who are faced with financial crisis and may have a weaker financial support system)
Artist relief tree
Financial help to freelance and independent artists

Unemployment Insurance
Rauschenberg Emergency Grant  
(Grant for unexpected medical emergency)

VISUAL ARTISTS
THE ADOLPH & ESTHER GOTTLIEB EMERGENCY GRANT
(Interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors)
Foundation for Contemporary Arts COVID-19 Relief Fund
(Relief for a canceled performance or exhibition due to COVID-19)

Artists’ charitable fund
(Assistance with medical, dental, and eye-care bills for artists in crisis)

Hero Initiative

(Assistance for those with financial need who have been working as a comic book writer, penciler, inker, colorist, or letterer on a work-for-hire bases for no less than 10 years)

Photographer fund
Artists’ fellowship, inc.
Anonymous was a woman Covid-19 Relief Grant

THEATRE ARTISTS
Dramatists Guild Foundation Emergency Grant
(emergency financial assistance for actors)
MUSICIANS
Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund
(Relief for musicians with Lost income and Cancelled Gigs)
(financial assistance for musicians and music industry workers)
MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
(Relief for musicians with Lost income and Cancelled Gigs)
Jazz Foundation of America Musicians’ Emergency Fund
(Housing assistance, pro bono medical care, disaster relief and direct financial support in times of crisis for musicians)
COVID-19 Blues Musician Emergency Relief Fund

 

New Music USA New Music Solidarity Fund for Freelance Performers 

(Support for freelance performers with urgent financial needs following cancelations of their work)

The Jazz & Heritage Music Relief Fund
Musicians Fund

(The Musicians Foundation provides grants to U.S. musicians in any genre in a time of acute need due to personal, medical, dental, or family crisis, natural disaster, or other emergency situation)

New Music USA New Music Solidarity Fund for Freelance Performers

(Support for freelance performers with urgent financial needs following cancelations of their work)

 

 

 


WRITERS
Carnegie Fund for Authors
(Writers Fund for emergency assistance for authors (must have published one full-length work)
Authors League Fund
(Loans for professional writers and dramatists in financial need)
THE HAVEN FOUNDATION
(EMERGENCY FUNDS FOR WRITERS WITH SERIOUS FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES)
The PEN Writers Fund
(Emergency fund for professional writers in financial need)
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Loans
(Interest-free loans to members (writers) facing medical expenses)
Sustainable Arts Foundation
(Financial support for writers with families)
American Society of Journalists & Authors Writers Emergency Assistance Fund
(Financial assistance to established freelance writers who are unable to work due to emergency or crisis)

ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

ARTISTS & ART ADMINISTRATORS
The Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund
(A fund setup to support of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) artists AND administrators who have been financially impacted due to COVID-19)

 MORE RESOURCES COMING SOON!