Artist Relief Fund

Aritst Relief Fund

Artist Relief—an initiative that includes immediate, unrestricted emergency funding of $5,000 for individual artists of all disciplines, and resources to help those in need due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Go to to learn more and apply.

Apply for Artist Relief

Practicing US-based artists working in any discipline are eligible to apply for the $5,000 grant. Artists demonstrating the most severe financial needs will be prioritized, with an emphasis on funding widely across disciplines and geographies.

Artist Relief is an emergency initiative, relying on the support of a growing number of foundations and individual donors, and will continue to evolve as the needs of the country’s artists shift over the coming months. Tax-deductible donations can be made at—100% of donations will be applied directly to aid.

A national, multidisciplinary partnership between seven arts grantmakers, Academy of American Poets, Artadia, Creative Capital, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, MAP Fund, National YoungArts Foundation, and United States Artists, and a consortium of foundations, Artist Relief is an effort to support the country’s individual artists in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.