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Artists and Arts Non-profits Need Access to COVID-19 Relief

Community by community, the impact of COVID-19 is variable and rapidly changing. As California's Legislature and the Newsom Administration and Congress and the Trump Administration consider new forms of federal and state economic assistance that may be targeted or widespread, artists and performing arts groups can join with others in the arts and nonprofit sectors to speak up to ensure that relief will meet all community needs.

  • In the interest of public health and in compliance with local health advisories, many arts organizations are canceling or curtailing performances, educational offerings, and other public events.
  • The unexpected loss of event-dependent revenue, income for artists, and declines in charitable contributions is beginning to come into focus and will grow over time.
  • Federal and state relief in response to COVID-19 should ensure that the needs of nonprofit arts organizations and individual artists are addressed.

As opportunities for federal and state relief do become available, your elected officials will likely be key partners in helping you to gain access, so it is doubly important to tend to these relationships now by initiating a conversation on this topic.

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