COVID-19 and Other Resources 

Suggested Arts and Culture Resources During COVID-19

Medical Resources Regarding COVID-19

Useful COVID-19 Articles and Other Information

Reopening Guides and Best Practices

Surveys for Impact Data Collection


Suggested Resources for Individual Artists

Interested in resources for nonprofits? Learn more about United Arts Grants and Orange County Grants.

United Arts LogoUnited Arts of Central Florida
United Arts supports arts and cultural organizations and individual artists, providing a variety of cultural experiences for residents and visitors in Central Florida. For updates: UnitedArts.cc/grants, or join our email list here. 407.628.0333

Your Local Arts Agency

United Arts wants to help with pressing issues that affect artists in Lake, Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties. Past “talk back” events with local artists have covered topics such as city permitting, public art, technical assistance workshops, local art criticism, and more. Ideas are always welcome. We look forward to continuing the dialogue!

The Awesome Foundation – awards $1,000 monthly. Eligible: any project that makes Orlando “awesome.” One-page application! http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/orlando

Seminole Cultural Arts Council
For updates: SeminoleCulturalArts.org Last year’s info:

Grant Category IV: Individual
Eligible: members of SCAC, for projects in heritage, culture or arts in Seminole County. Max $2,000.

Usually May: Workshop (2-5 pm; RSVP)
August: Deadline for applications
Oct– Sept: Grant period

Fractured Atlas
FracturedAtlas.org: fiscal sponsorship for your artistic projects, information on health insurance and liability insurance, and online professional development courses


National Endowment for the Arts
For updates: http://arts.gov/grants/apply-individuals

Creative Writing Fellowships of $25,000 (non-matching) enable published creative writers to set aside time for writing, research, travel, etc. Applications due in March; December notification. Translation Projects of $12,500 or $25,000 (non-matching) to translate works into English. Applications due 12/8/15 for projects starting 11/1/16.


Back HomeSouth Arts

Grants: https://www.southarts.org/grants/apply-for-a-grant/ 

Fellowship Opportunities: https://www.southarts.org/individual-artists/folk-traditional-arts-master-artist-fellowships/


Other Opportunities



Professional Development

  • Alliance of Artist Communities, lists of artist residencies at ArtistCommunities.org
  • Art & History Museums Maitland, Artists-in-Action, Artist-in-Residence, Workshops, Artists’ Critique & Conversation. ArtAndHistory.org, click on Learn menu.
  • Crealdé School of Art, fellowships, scholarships, and a studio artist program, crealde.org/scholarships.html
  • Creative Capital, grants and professional development workshops: Creative-Capital.org
  • Artsy Shark, business consulting and resources for artists: ArtsyShark.com
  • Join discipline-specific national arts service organizations for conferences, classes and newsletters. For a list of recommendations, contact Rafael@UnitedArts.cc.
  • Webinar: Donor-Driven, Mission-True Major Gifts Fundraising with John Curtis, Ph.D. of IOD, Inc.: youtu.be/tW6KjtBNc6A





Submit recommendations for this list to UACF@UnitedArts.cc.