COVID-19 and Other Resources 


Suggested Arts and Culture Resources During COVID-19

Surveys for Impact Data Collection

  1. United Arts – COVID-19 impact data form (this survey is for cultural nonprofits only; not for individual artists).
    • Click here to download form; add in if your organization if not listed. Return to Trudy Wild at United Arts.
    • Report on revenue lost (contributed and earned income) from March 13 through Sept 30; staff/artist wages lost; cash reserve. Also need your number for Total Attendance Lost for this same period.
  2. Americans for the Arts (AFTA) – national arts Coronavirus Impact Survey (for individual artists and nonprofit cultural organizations) – for arts support lobbying any federal relief measures.
  3. Governor DeSantis – Florida’s Business Damage Assessment

Useful COVID-19 Articles and Other Information

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:, or join our email list by contacting Rafael Torres at  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!

Seminole Cultural Arts Council
For updates: 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 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:

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.


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Other Opportunities



Professional Development

  • Alliance of Artist Communities, lists of artist residencies at
  • Art & History Museums Maitland, Artists-in-Action, Artist-in-Residence, Workshops, Artists’ Critique & Conversation., click on Learn menu.
  • Crealdé School of Art, fellowships, scholarships, and a studio artist program,
  • Creative Capital, grants and professional development workshops:
  • Artsy Shark, business consulting and resources for artists:
  • Join discipline-specific national arts service organizations for conferences, classes and newsletters. For a list of recommendations, contact





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