O+ has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources specifically geared toward visual and performing artists. If you know of a resource that should be added to the evolving list, please email

This is an aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities and financial relief options.

Artist Relief, an emergency initiative organized by a coalition of national grantmakers, will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19. Learn more by reviewing this FAQ.

The Foundation for Contemporary Arts is disbursing one-time $1,500 grants to artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed because of the pandemic.

This is an evolving list of emergency resources for artists as well an ongoing list of crowdfunding efforts to provide financial relief for artists.

The arts advocacy organization has compiled up-to-date news and resources for the arts and culture field. Americans for the Arts also invites independent artists to take an impact survey that captures a broad spectrum of data and stories that will demonstrate how the arts and culture workers triumphed and survived the crisis as well as the effect of the outbreak on operations through cancelled events, lost wages and additional expenses.

NCAPER, which aims to build resilience in the arts sector, has compiled a list of organizations that can assist with re-establishing your art practice and keeping you apprised of funding opportunities.

Field of Vision and Topic Studios have created a $250,000 fund to provide grants for freelancers working in the documentary field. The fund will distribute unrestricted grants of up to $2000 to support personal financial needs during the COVID19 pandemic to freelancers who have experienced hardship from loss of income or opportunity as a result of the pandemic.