General COVID-19 Information 

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Coronavirus Information

NYS Department of Health – Coronavirus Website

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention- Up-to-The-Minute Tips and Announcements

NYS Department of Health- Latest Information on State Actions/Available Options

The City Compilation of NYC Resources and Information From City Agencies

New York Council of Nonprofits General COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits

Students at NYU School of Medicine– COVID-19 New York Community Resources + Up-to-Date Health Information

Bridgespan – COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources for Nonprofits and Funders


Funding Resources and Financial Assistance 

The New York Community Trust – NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund 

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA–  Emergency Grants

Robin Hood Relief Fund – Relief Fund

New York State Council on the Arts – Varied Emergency Funding Sources

The Soze Foundation – Artist and Activist Relief Fund

Actors Fund – Emergency Financial Assistance

Chronicle of Philanthropy  Resources for Non-Profits

Nonprofit Finance Fund NYC COVID 19 Response & Impact Fund

Dance.NYCCorona Virus Dance Relief Fund

*Note the above resource is currently closed but will reopen on April 1o, 2020.

NYC Business  Employee Retention Grant Program

Alternate RootsSolidarity Fund

NYFAAnonymous Was a Women Emergency Relief Grant

Indy ArtsCOVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

HRA Emergency Cash Assistance 

New Music USANew Music Solidarity Fund

NYFA Emergency Grants

GrantspaceEmergency Financial Resources


Resources for Small Businesses 

NYC Small Businesses Svcs.Financial Assistance for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Small Businesses Association – Economic Injury Disaster Loans

NYS Executive Order Workers Reduction Information


Legal information and Resources 

Lawyers AllianceLegal Information and Services for Non-Profits Impacted by COVID 19

Lawyers Alliance- Resource Call Hotline

New York State’s Emergency Paid Sick Leave Legislation –  Fact Sheet by A Better Balance


Resources for Artists 

KickstarterResources for Artists in COVID 19 Crisis

My Modern Met– How to Use Crowdfunding to Launch the Creative Project of Your Dreams

Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund For both Freelance Dancer and Dance Organizations

Joan Mitchell FoundationEmergency Resources for Visual Artists

Bronx Council on the ArtsArtist Sustainability Online Workshops

Trickle Up NYC Artists NetworkHelping Those Affected By The COVID 19 Shutdowns

Alternate RootsCOVID-19 Resources for Artists and Cultural Organizations

Creative Capital Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Springboard for the ArtsCoronavirus Resources for Artists, Creative Workers & Organizations

Artists ThriveCOVID 19 Resources

Artfully Learning Social Distance Learning


Additional Resources  

Americans for the Arts – Coronavirus Impact Survey and Additional Resources  

NBC News – Map of COVID 19 Impact

Special Message from BCA

We hope that these resources are helpful to all of you in the face of the hardships  brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Feel free to contact us at if you have additional resources you’d like to see included.

Emergency Numbers

DOH (Department of Health)

1-347-396-7990 (NYC)

CDC (Center for Disease Control)


Contact below if you have any questions

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