General COVID-19 Resource Information

NYS Department of HealthCoronavirus Website

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

NYS Department of HealthLatest information about state actions and available options.

Nonprofit Risk Management CenterTips for crisis management skills 

The CityCompilation of NYC resources and info from city agencies

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

Students at NYU School of MedicineCOVID-19 NY Community Resources + Health Information

Bridgespan COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits and Funders. 


Funding Resources and Financial Assistance

For Artists

Americans for the ArtsCOVID 19 Resource and Response Center

NYFATri-State Relief Fund to Support Non-Salaried Workers in the Visual Arts

Arts and Culture Leaders of ColorBLPOC Artists & Administrators Emergency Fund

Behind the ScenesEmergency Grants 

East Bronx DemocratsMutual Aid Fund

Women ArtsEmergency Funds for Artists of Various Disciplines 

Max’s Kansas CityMax’s Kansas City Project

The Artist Relief OrganizationThe Artist Relief Fund

Mayer FoundationEconomic Relief Grants

The Blues FoundationThe HART FUND for Blues musicians and their families

The Recording AcademyMusiCares: Financial Assistance Program 

The Musicians Foundation Emergency grants for medical and living expenses 

The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb FoundationGrants for painters, printmakers, &  sculptors. 

Rauschenberg Emergency FundEmergency Grants

Cerf+ Artists Safety NetCraft Emergency Relief Fund

Dramatists Guild FoundationEmergency Grants for Writers

Pen AmericaWriter’s Emergency Fund

Alternate Roots- Solidarity Fund

HRAEmergency Cash Assistance

Actors Fund – Emergency Financial Assistance

Freelance Artist Resource Producing Collective COVID19 and Freelance Artists

Artist’s ThriveCOVID 19 Resources 

Candid Corona Virus Emergency Resources

3ArtsEmergency Funding Resources

Creative CapitalFinancial Resources 

GrantspaceEmergency Financial Resources 

KickstarterResources for Artists in COVID 19 Crisis

Culture AidResources for Artists

Joan Mitchell FoundationEmergency Resources for Visual Artists


For Non-Profit Art Organizations

NEH-Grants for Arts Projects

Surdna FoundationThriving Cultures

Springboard for the ArtsResources for Artists, Creative Workers and Organizations

Grantmakers in the Arts Emergency Response Webinar

Arts Loan FundCOVID-19 Emergency Loan

The New York Community TrustNYC COVID-19 Impact Fund Loan

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)Emergency Grants 

Robin Hood Relief FundRelief Fund

New York State Council on the ArtsVaried Emergency Funding Sources

Chronicle of PhilanthropyResources for Non-Profits

Nonprofit Finance FundNYC COVID 19 Response & Impact Fund

NYC BusinessEmployee Retention Grant Program


Resources for Small Businesses

NYS Executive OrderWorkers Reduction Information

NYSShared Work Program

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)Financial Assistance Programs

NYS SenatePending Legislation for in support of suspending rent 

FaireFree Impact Calculator 

GoFundMe Small Business Initiative 

GoogleSmall Business Credit Program

Honeycomb CreditSmall Business Loan Relief 

JPMorganWhat you need to know about the CARES Act

KabbageHelp Small Businesses

MainVestMain Street Initiative


Resources for Artists (Webinars, Workshops and Open Calls)

Smart Growth America Arts & Transportation Rapid Response Application

DANCING FUTURES Artist & Mentor Collaborative Residency

Artfully LearningSocial Distance Learning 

My Modern MetHow to Use Crowdfunding

Theater Communications GroupCoronavirus Preparedness for Theatres

Artists in a Time of Global PandemicWebinar Series

Bronx Council on the ArtsArtist Sustainability Online Workshops


Legal information and Additional Resources

Lawyers Alliance for New YorkLegal Info & Services for Non-Profits Impacted by COVID 19

Lawyers Alliance for New YorkResource Call Hotline

New York State’s Emergency Paid Sick Leave LegislationFact Sheet

Americans for the Arts Coronavirus Impact Survey

NBC NewsMap 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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