Many in the arts grant-making community are coming together to create emergency relief funds for artists. Whether or not you're eligible for Emergent Seed, you may find some of the resources below valuable. ES attempts to update this list of resources regularly as some of the opportunities previously listed are no longer accepting applications.


Artist Relief - 100 $5K grants disbursed weekly through September in a wide range of genres. Next cycle closes Sept. 23rd


Care for Our Creatives - pay-what-you-can counseling provided by GW and the DC government's Creative Affairs Office. Email Lindsay at

DC's Love + Solidarity Collective - $100 for DC independent artists

Theatre Washington's Take Care Fund - $500 grants for DC-area theatre professionals

VoxCorona - $250-$500 grants for DC-area vocalists

Washington Project for the Arts Wherewithal Grants - $1-5K grants for DC-area visual artists

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