COVID-19 Resources For The Creative Community
Thanks to CreativeFuture for assembling these
The Directors Guild of America
(DGA) has an easy-to-follow snapshot guide
for creative professionals who have lost current or upcoming full- or part-time work and need to apply for government assistance.
The Motion Picture and Television Fund has unveiled an array of support services
, ranging from a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to an intake line offering sympathy and guidance.
The Actors Fund is a one-stop shop
for members seeking financial assistance from the Actors’ Equity Association
(AEA), the American Guild of Musical Artists
(AGMA), the International Cinematographers Guild
(Local 600), the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
(IATSE), the Producers Guild of America
PGA), and SAG-AFTRA
. If you are not a union member, you can still apply to receive help from The Actors Fund.
An array of music community partners launched MusicCovidRelief.com
, an online resource offering information on receiving unemployment and small business loans, as well as a roundup of organizations providing relief and potential grants.
Music industry workers “whose creative practices and incomes are being adversely impacted by COVID-19” can apply for financial relief through the Recording Academy’s relief fund
This is what small businesses need to know
about applying for assistance under the CARES Act.
And this is what nonprofit individuals and organizations need to know
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The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation has set up a one-time COVID-19 emergency grant
for individuals working in the exhibition sector of the film industry.
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This list is only a small portion of what’s out there (see more roundups here
, and here
), as goodhearted groups and individuals rally to help others.