The Buzz

Emergency Resources

The Kentucky Arts Council is committed to assisting artists, arts organizations and other creatives, freelancers and creative industry stakeholders in accessing information to help navigate this time of uncertainty caused by COVID-19. The arts council has compiled these links to resources that offer valuable information and may be of use as the arts community moves forward. Arts council staff will update this page as more information becomes available. If you have a suggestion about links that could be added, email Jessica Taylor at

YouTube budget Webinar Webinar hosted by the Kentucky Arts Council - Budgeting During a Global Pandemic by Elaine Grogan Luttrull, Minerva Financial Arts Watch webinar on YouTube:

Transitioning Back-to-work -



Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation

American Society of Journalism and Authors

Artists Economy Loses, LIVE spreadsheet

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Artwork Archive

Authors League Fund

Carnegie Fund for Authors

CERF+ The Artists Safety Net

Foundation for Contemporary Arts

Freelancers Union

HowlRound Theatre Commons

HowlRound Theatre Commons: Recorded Webinar

The Haven Foundation

The Soze Agency: Artist + Activist Relief Fund

Supporting Individual Artists Webinar Series


Actors' Equity

American Guild of Musical Artists

Association of Performing Arts Professionals

Audio Assemble

Behind the Scenes Grant

Blues Foundation HART Fund

Broadcasters Foundation of America: Emergency & Disaster Grant

Come Together: Music Industry Support Group

COVID-19 Music Production Response Group


International Bluegrass Music Association's BlueGrass Trust Fund

Jazz Foundation

Music Health Alliance Grant

Performing Arts Readiness

Recording Academy

SAG-AFTRA Foundation

South Arts Jazz Road

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund

The Actors Fund

The Kennedy Center: Arts & Special Education Webinars

The Kennedy Center: Digital Stage

The Social Distancing Festival

Viral MUSIC- Because Kindness is Contagious

Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation



Shuttered Venues Operational Grant

Shuttered Venues Operational Grant – FAQ

Kentucky Nonprofit Network Townhall: How to Prepare to Apply for SVOG

SBDC Kentucky: Details about the SVOG Grant



Americans for the Arts Impact Survey

Book Industry Charitable Foundation

Museum Workers Relief Fund


Springboard for the Arts



Americans for the Arts

Art Inc. Kentucky


Fund for the Arts Resource Page

Kentucky Career Center FAQ

Kentucky Department for Public Health COVID-19 website

Kentucky Nonprofit Network COVID-19 Resource Page

Kentucky Response to COVID-19

Kentucky Small Business Development Center

Kentucky Unemployment Insurance

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund

Performing Arts Readiness

SBA Fact Sheet

Smithsonian COVID-19 Resource Hub

The Lee Initiative - Restaurant Workers Relief Program

USDAC, Art Became the Oxygen: An Artistic Response Guide



Artists Thrive

Arts Ed Collaborative

Arts Education Partnership

Arts Ready

Be Well At Work

COVID-19 Freelance Artists Resources

Creative Capital

My Modern Met

National Coalition for Arts' Preparedness Response

National Endowment for the Arts

Online Art & Design Studio Instruction in the Age of "Social Distancing" Facebook Group


Report a broken link.