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/
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)
Americans for the Arts Survey
Survey to arts organizations to gather feedback regarding the economic impact of COVID-19
Americans for the Arts Disaster preparedness
Actors Fund Emergency Assistance
Arizona Alliance of Nonprofits
Funding, government and industry-specific resources.
National Coalition for Arts’ Preparedness and Emergency Response
Office of the Governor of Arizona: Small Business Administration Approves Loans for Arizona Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Roundup of grants and resources for artists and nonprofits.
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