COVID-19 Grants & Resources


Federal ‘Forgiveable’ Loan Program:  Paycheck Protection Program Includes nonprofits and sole proprietors; loans become forgiveable if used to cover payroll.  Apply now.

NY Community Trust Impact Fund
Priority will be given to small and mid-size arts and cultural organizations, particularly those working in underserved communities. Grants will cover a twelve-week period and are expected to be between $10,000 and $250,000; award amounts will take into he organization’s total operating budget.  Apply now.

NYC Small Business Grants For non-profits with fewer than 5 employees.  Apply now.

Indie Theater Fund (Emergency grants) Rapid relief grants of up to $500

NEA Emergency Grants Available to those who have been grantees within the last 4 years

Artists Relief Fund Grants up to $5000 for individual artists


COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources Great compilation of resources and events for free lance artists.

Common Field

NY Foundation for the Arts  Resources for NY artists, artworkers, and nonprofits.


Updates from Council Member Carlina Rivera Our local City Councilmember – great resource.  

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources to Stand Against Racism

East Village Community Coalition Small Business Resources 

TechSoup Resources for Nonprofits Technology resources

Notify NYC  NYC emergency alerts and important city services

Green Map Bike Ready Guide

Actions and Activism During COVID-19

Coronavirus Resource Kit Collectively-sourced document, updated with mutual aid projects

What’s Open in the East Village Provided by EVCC