Open to Artists of all Crafts:
Center for Craft introduces Craft Futures Fund
May 6, 2020 | One-time, unrestricted grants of $5,000 to craft-based education projects that seed resilience, foster community, and amplify impact. Six grants per month May-Oct 2020.
April, 2020 | $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID19. Partners of Americans for the Arts.
NC Artist Relief Fund
April 30th. 2020 | This fund has been created to support creative individuals who have been financially impacted by gig cancellations due to the outbreak of COVID-19. 100% of donated funds will go directly to artists in North Carolina.
Freelancers Union Relief Fund
April 2020 | Financial assistance of up to $1,000 per freelance household to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs
Grants for Specific Disciplines or Communities
[Residency or Teaching Artists]
Alliance of Artist Communities
Emergency Relief Program | April 2020 | Emergency fund in support of artists facing an unforeseen emergency or triggering event to participate in artists’ residencies.
Dramatists Guild Foundation Emergency Grants
DGF provides emergency financial assistance
to individual playwrights, composers, lyricists,
and librettists in dire need of funds due to
severe hardship or unexpected illness.
Direct Relief Fund for Puppet Artists
Puppeteers of America, in partnership with UNIMA-USA, announces a Direct Relief Fund for Puppet Artists. One time $500 grant first come, first serve.
[POC Funds and Grants]
Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund
This fund is for US-based BIPOC artists and administrators. This is a one-time micro grant of $200.
NDN Collective’s COVID-19 Response Project
Immediate relief for tribes and individual to provide gap services during this health crisis, and to artists and entrepreneurs who have suffered the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
FoodBox Delivery Request Form
Foothills Food Hub
Cost-free Food Boxes are delivered by McDowell Transit and McDowellCares Volunteers on Tuesdays & Fridays between 11am-1pm. A MATCH team member will contact you to follow up on your request and provide additional assistance as needed. For questions contact 828.659.5289
McDowell Transit is Operating
McDowell County Public Library is offering curbside resource pick-up
This two-layer mask patter is simple and can be hand sewn or sewn via sewing machine. It is shaped for easy breath-ability and can be worn over a surgical or N95 mask. PDF of instructions and pattern here.
Source and credit Evelyn DeVere