COVID-19 Resources and Information

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Reopening Resources and Information

California’s Resilience Roadmap
Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide
Reopening the Cultural Sector in U.S. Cities
Roadmap for Recovery and Resilience for Theater
Californians for the Arts: Reopening Arts Safely Task Force

Resources and Information

Supporting a Just Future

The Center for Cultural Power
This illustrated resource lays out frameworks and tools that support social change movements to harness the power of artists and culture makers in painting a picture of a more equitable and just future.

Blackspace Manifesto
Black urban planners, architects, artists, activists, and designers working to protect and create Black spaces.

Kween Culture Initiative
Social empowerment project for and by Black Transgender women.

Racial Equity Tools: Strategies for Racial Equity Work in the Arts and Culture Sector
Racial Equity Learning curricula, as well as the resources in this section, for ways groups have harnessed the power of arts and culture toward their racial equity work.

2727 California: free printing pamphlets/flyers of resources/safety/legal aid/rights/etc
Support Black Art
How to Support Black Artists Beyond IG Likes

Pod Mapping for Mutual Aid
Pod mapping offers a solution that allows us to give and receive support within our communities while mitigating risk.

Resources for BIPOC Surviving Predominantly White Institutions
artEquity has compiled a list of over 50 different resources to help Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) who work in predominantly white institutions (PWIs).

U.S. Department of Arts and Culture’s The People’s WPA
The grassroots action network (which is not a government agency) is currently looking to pay interview participants of community-based collaboratives to help them better demonstrate the ways that artists and cultural workers create a more sustainable and enriching future. Closed Sep 25

Lists of COVID-19-related Resources

Bay Area Arts Crisis Navigator (newsletter from Hewlett Foundation Performing Arts team)
Provides a carefully curated set of resources and advice for artists and small arts organizations to help them find their way through the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Resources for Traditional Artists and Organizations Affected by COVID-19
In an effort to support traditional artists and organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting loss of bookings, programming, and income, ACTA has compiled a shortlist of funding and readiness resources.

Dance Mission Resources Page
List of resources and information for individuals and artists, including ways you can help.

International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) new initiative, Helping Dancers Help Themselves
The resources included are meant to help provide information that is specific to dance and COVID-19 and is not meant to substitute for professional medical advice or recommendations from your local health authorities and governments.

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources
This list is specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community.

Intersection for the Arts Artist Resources
Tools for Bay Area artists grappling with the repercussions of the pandemic.

Dance/USA Resources Page
Dance/USA is working with many federal arts coalitions and other field leadership organizations to advocate for the field, gather information, and provide a number of resources regarding the impact of COVID-19 on our field.

Americans for the Arts Resources and Response
Up-to-date news and resources for the arts and culture field

Non-Profit Finance Fund: Tools and Resources for Nonprofits
Practical tools for non-profits grappling with COVID-19.

COVID-19 Resource Center for Nonprofits
In this resource center, the team at Donorbox shares resources that nonprofits may find useful as they navigate the implications of the unfolding public health crisis.

Emergency Funds for Freelancers, Creatives Losing Income During Coronavirus
A list of mutual aid funds that distribute emergency grants to artists, creative professionals and freelancers facing financial hardships (many also accept donations).

National Arts Education Association Remote Learning Toolkit
Repository of remote learning resources will help prepare teaching artists for the upcoming academic year, offering frameworks to guide the educational field, as well as a wealth of distance learning resources separated by age group and interest area.

Small Business and Nonprofit Tools and Resources (non-COVID specific)

Space for Good: Nonprofit Real Estate & Financial Management Resources
Uptima Business Bootcamp: free business course to San Francisco-based artists, musicians and freelancers
How to Host a Virtual Fundraiser: An In-Depth Guide for Nonprofits

Health-related Resources

California Department of Health Statewide Updates
San Francisco Department of Public Health Local Guidance
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Federal Guidance
CDC’s Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Black Wellness Guide
Dancers’ Emotional Support Group, ODC Healthy Dancers’ Clinic

Resources for Students

Graduate Employment Guide
Master’s Degree Hiring
Internship Fundamentals

CARES Act Information

CARES Act Information

Webinars, Podcasts and Videos

Recorded Podcast: Amplify! Artist Conversations: Andréa Spearman | “Justice/JUSTus”
Recorded Podcast: Queering Desi – Arts Amid the Pandemic
Recorded Webinar: Deriving Value from Collections in the Time of Corona
Recorded Panel: Artists In a Time of Global Pandemic (ASL & Captioned)
Recorded Webinar: Coronavirus and Nonprofits: How to Communicate in a Time of Crisis
Recorded Podcast: How Arts Organizations Can Survive A Pandemic

Offerings from the Community

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