Resources for Individual Creatives and Arts Organizations
This list will be updated as new resources become available. Please let us know if you have something that can be added to the list by emailing the Arts Council here.
Americans for the Arts has created a survey that is designed to collect information about the financial and human impacts that the spread of the coronavirus has had on arts and cultural organizations since that date. The survey also collects basic information about the participating organizations so that the data can be parsed by specific geographic regions, artistic disciplines, and budget categories.
Thank you for taking a few minutes to fill it out!
Financial Resources for Individuals and Organizations
Resources for Organizations
Aimed at helping arts and cultural organizations consider key questions and variables as they plan for reopening and a post-COVID-19 future, this report estimates the pandemic’s effect on the nonprofit arts sector and identifies three critical propositions and four prompting questions for consideration.
Texas Commission on the Arts presents this professional development webinar on raising funds during uncertain times.
Texas Commission on the Arts presents this professional development webinar.
Houston Arts Alliance is compiling resources to help the arts & cultural community remain resilient in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. One approach is to develop a way to make events digitally accessible to your audience.
Resources for Mental Health and Well-being
Resources For Immediate Response
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioral health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies.
Crisis Text Line
Text MHA to 741741 and you’ll be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line provides free, text-based support 24/7.
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Toll-Free: 1-800-985-5990 (English and español)
SMS: Text TalkWithUs to 66746
SMS (español): “Hablanos” al 66746
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
Options For Deaf + Hard of Hearing
Veterans Crisis Line