The COVID-19 crisis has impacted people across the world in all industries and fields of study. If you are a practicing artist who has been impacted financially by the COVID-19 crisis, there may be funding available to help you through this challenging time. Take a look at the links below for more information.
There are several artist relief funds that are intended to alleviate artists' financial burdens during crises such as natural disasters, illnesses, fires, and accidents. These funds often have different requirements than standard grants, fellowships, or residencies.
Applying for grants can be a large undertaking. Before you apply for a grant, it's a good idea to look at past recipients of grants from organizations of interest. Below is a sample list of grants that are available to individual artists. If you decide to apply for a grant, be prepared to discuss your exhibition history, current portfolio, monetary need, and professional references.