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COVID-19 Information and Resources

March 20, 2020

Mesa Arts Center is vibrant and dynamic because of the many artists, performers, arts educators, creative neighbors, teaching artists, arts professionals, arts partners, small businesses, arts organizations and others that bring so much to our City and beyond.  

Below is a compilation of local, state and national resources that may be of use as our community navigates the impact of COVID-19. This post will be updated regularly as more resources become available.  


Arizona Commission on the Arts 

COVID-19 information and resources for Arizona's artists and arts sector 

Resources list: https://azarts.gov/news/covid-19/ 

Statement: https://azarts.gov/news/covid-19-info-resources-for-arizonas-artists-and-arts-sector/ 

Emergency Relief Fund for Artists & Arts Professionals: https://azarts.gov/news/emergency-relief-fund-for-arizona-artists-and-arts-professionals/

Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) 

https://www.apap365.org/Advocacy/COVID19  

Americans for the Arts Survey 

https://surveys.americansforthearts.org/s3/CoronavirusImpactSurvey  

Survey to arts organizations to gather feedback regarding the economic impact of COVID-19 

Americans for the Arts Disaster preparedness 

https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-topic/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus-covid-19-resource-and-response-center 

Actors Fund Emergency Assistance 

https://actorsfund.org/founded 

Arizona Alliance of Nonprofits 

https://arizonanonprofits.org/general/custom.asp?page=COVID19 

Local First 

https://www.localfirstaz.com/covidresources 

Funding, government and industry-specific resources. 

National Coalition for Arts’ Preparedness and Emergency Response 

https://www.ncaper.org/ 

Office of the Governor of Arizona: Small Business Administration Approves Loans for Arizona Businesses Affected by COVID-19 

https://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2020/03/small-business-administration-approves-loans-arizona-businesses-affected-covid 

RAIL 

http://www.railcdc.org/covid19/ 

WBUR

Roundup of grants and resources for artists and nonprofits. 

https://www.wbur.org/artery/2020/03/24/grants-funds-resources-artists-nonprofits-covid-19-coronavirus

 

What can you do to help the field? 

Learn more from American for the Arts:  

https://www.artsactionfund.org/COVID19Impact 

 

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