Resources Related to COVID-19

The list below will continue to be updated. 


ArtsReady, an online emergency preparedness service by and for arts/cultural nonprofits, provides arts organizations with customized business continuity plans for post-crisis sustainability. 

TCG: Coronavirus Preparedness Webinar
Theatre Communications Group’s Coronavirus Preparedness Webinar provided a holistic take on preparedness for theatres, including: a deeper understanding of the virus from an epidemiologist’s perspective; general preparedness strategies; how to forecast budget shifts should productions be cancelled; how to navigate insurance; and how the theatre field might take collective action to weather this potential crisis. 

Common Field
General, crowd-sourced resources for the Artist Organization Field. Initiated by Common Field, a national network of artist-centered organizations and projects.

Impact Survey – ART NY
The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York is conducting a survey to collect the initial financial impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and associated programmatic changes. If you are a non-profit theatre company, fiscally sponsored project, independent producer, etc please consider filling it out with whatever information you may currently know. As the City and State respond to the COVID-19 virus, A.R.T./New York wants to understand the effects on our Membership so that we can best advocate for possible emergency funding.

Impact Survey – Dance NYC
Dance/NYC is monitoring the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the dance field. They value dancers’ input, and will use this survey to create public awareness and guide policy, resources, and program development for dance makers and organizations based in the metropolitan New York City area. 

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources
General resources list specifically designed to serve freelance artists (including actors, playwrights, designers, etc.) and those interested in supporting the independent artist community. List also includes general guidelines, best practices for remote work and education, and other useful sources.

NY Foundation for the Arts
List of NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts) and NYFA-affiliated resources available to artists, arts workers, grantmakers, and others in light of the COVID pandemic. 


Notify NYC
New York City’s official source for information about emergency alerts and important city services.

American Center for Disease Control’s overview of COVID-19, including what you should know regarding spread, prevention, symptoms, what to do if you are sick, and other helpful information.

Flatten the Curve
Detailed overview of the full impact of COVID-19, including social measures, best practices, and guidelines.

Lawyers Alliance for New York
Lawyers Alliance provides legal assistance and information to strengthen nonprofits that are providing critical human and social services throughout New York City during this unusual time. They seek to help organizations whose operations are being impacted by the coronavirus as well as those who are participating in the preparation and response efforts.

Green Map Bike Ready Guide
Bike Ready, an initiative by Green Map Systems for how cyclists can aid in disaster relief and preparedness. 

Actions and Activism During COVID-19
Best practices for activism, collective action, and movement- and community building during the COVID-19 crisis.