Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant
Who it serves: Artists working in the disciplines of painting, sculpture or printmaking, who can demonstrate a minimum involvement of ten years in a mature phase of his or her work, whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation.
Where to apply: https://www.gottliebfoundation.org/emergency-grant/
Alliance of Artists Communities Emergency Relief Programs
Who it serves: Their Emergency Funds for Individual Artists Participating in Residencies supports painters and sculptors to participate in artists’ residencies for which they have already been accepted and scheduled, but who would not otherwise be able to participate due to a sudden change in circumstances.
Where to apply: http://www.artistcommunities.org/emergency-relief-programs
Artists Fellowship Financial Assistance
Who it serves: Provides emergency aid to professional fine (visual) artists and their families in times of sickness, natural disaster, bereavement or unexpected extreme hardship. “Professional” is defined as those who make the creative arts as their livelihood as painters, sculptors, or art photographers through sales as reported on a Schedule C with Federal tax returns.
Where to apply: http://www.artistsfellowship.com/financial.html
Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+) - Emergency Assistance
Who it serves: CERF+ emergency assistance includes grants and/or brokered assistance, such as booth fee waivers and discounts or donations on supplies and equipment.
Where to apply: https://cerfplus.org/get-relief/apply-for-help/craft-emergency-relief-fund/
CERF+ Artist “Get Ready” Grants
Who it serves: Provides funding for artists working in craft disciplines (such as woodworkers, fiber artists, metalsmiths, glass potters, furniture makers, cultural-based craft, or alternative craft) to conduct activities that will help safeguard their studios, protect their careers and implement other safety measures to help artists build and sustain strong and resilient careers. The applicant must be a legal U.S. resident.
Where to apply: https://cerfplus.org/get-ready/get-ready-grants/
Foundation for Contemporary Art – Emergency Grants
Who it serves: Fund to meet the needs of experimental artists who have been impacted by the economic fallout from postponed or canceled performances and exhibitions.
Where to apply: https://foundationforcontemporaryarts.submittable.com/submit
Joan Mitchell Foundation - Emergency Grant Program
Who it serves: U.S.-based visual artists working in the mediums of painting, sculpture, and/or drawing who have suffered significant losses after natural or man-made disasters that have affected their community.
Where to apply: http://joanmitchellfoundation.org/artist-programs/artist-grants/emergency
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Who it serves: Painters, artists and sculptors who work on paper, including printmakers, with demonstrable financial need.
Where to apply: http://pkf.org/apply/
Rauschenberg Emergency Grants Program
Who it serves: New emergency grant program that will provide visual and media artists and choreographers with one-time grants of up to $5,000 for medical emergencies including but not limited to: hospital and doctor bills (including insurance co-pays), tests, physical/occupational therapy, prescription drugs specifically for the emergency medical condition, and emergency dental work. There is no deadline; applications will be accepted and reviewed by the panel on a monthly basis beginning in late May/early June 2020.
Where to apply: https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Rauschenberg-Emergency-Grants