COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS AND ART WORKERS

Government information and self-assessment

Ontario Ministry of Health – Information in multiple languages

Ontario Ministry of Health- COVID 19 self-assessment

Call for Art!

Canada Council for the Arts – Digital Strategy Fund

Artscape Atelier – Lakeview Village development site in Mississauga

Pandemic Publications – Submit writing, comic, Illustration, or photography

Hirartists – Hiring Artists 

CBC – Creative Relief Fund  – CLOSED

steps – INsiders Artist Project

Amplifier – Campaign to create public health artworks

Knot Project Space – Stay-at-home residencyCLOSED

Funds in Ontario

Government financial support – Canada Emergency Response Benefit CERB 

Bad New Days – one-time micro-grant for groceries

Ontario government – Support for families

Toronto Arts Council – TOArtist COVID Response Fund – SUSPENDED

Pdf –  Government aid guide in plain-language 

CBC Art – continuously updated list for Canadian artists and freelancers

Google doc – COVID-19 & Freelance Artists

Mental Health

BounceBack – Free skill-building program managed by CAMH

Google Doc – User Sourced Mental Health Resources

Art at Home

Toronto Arts Council – Art Activations

Free Museums – 10 of the world’s best virtual museum tours

Akimbo – Gallery at Home