Resource Portals


Institute for Cultural Practices (ICP): Magazine

ICP launched its new magazine, Cultural Practice, which features critical reflective pieces in arts management, arts practice, cultural policy, heritage studies and museology. The magazine will be sharing news on  research, teaching and cultural engagements by staff and students from the University of Manchester’s School of Arts, Languages and Cultures department.

Culture Works: Community Arts Grant

Description: Financial relief for artists and cultural professionals. Program will also sponsor virtual performances  through a new partnership with Dayton Artist Stream and the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District (MCACD)
A list of resources for arts organisations


COVID-19 Resources for the Performing Arts

A List of resources for artists and arts organisations who have been impacted by COVID-19.


The Festivals Academy: Festivals for Solidarity

A list of initiatives, alumni and festival colleagues are developing as a response, as proposals for solidarity or as strategies on how to deal with this situation of the Covid-19 epidemic


Americans for the Arts: The economic impact of coronavirus on the arts and culture sector 

A dashboard reporting on the latest results from Americans for the Arts’ ongoing survey to capture coronavirus-related economic impact reports from artists, arts organizations, and arts agencies of all types, genres, sizes, and tax statuses


Artists Thrive: COVID-19 Resources

A compilation of resources, tools and opportunities that we hope will provide artists and those who work with artists support to be able to thrive in the wake of these challenging circumstances


BANFF Centre for Arts and Creativity: Resource Page

COVID-19 Resources for Artists and the Art Sector


New England Foundation for the Arts: Resource Page 

As the COVID-19 public health crisis intensifies, the New England Foundation for the Arts is monitoring developments and has assembled resources to share with the arts and culture sector


COVID-19 Latest Updates Source: Arts Council Ireland

Regular updates to support artists and arts organisations


ArtsATL Covid-19 Resource Page

Information, grants and funding sources in Atlanta


Creating Healthy Communities: Arts + Public Health in America (Resource Portal)

COVID-19 Arts Response Overview


ArtWork Archive Resource Platform

Financial Relief Resources for Artists During COVID-19


EU Artists and Creatives Community COVID-19 Resource Platform 

Gathers, in one place, all initiatives/ information related to the cultural and creative sectors in the EU in response to the COVID crisis


Amani: Africa Creative Defence Network 

Amani: Africa Creative Defence Network was established to:

a) Help provide rapid responses to artists at risk in Africa,

b) Coordinate adequate support when artists and cultural professionals in Africa face danger because of their work and,

c) Support regional safe havens in Africa.


UNESCO Culture & COVID-19: Impact and Response Tracker

To address the profound impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the culture sector, UNESCO has launched a weekly “Culture & COVID-19: Impact and Response Tracker” to provide an overview of the rapidly evolving situation. It explores both the immediate impact of the health crisis and examples of how countries around the world are adapting to the situation. This is one of several initiatives by the Organization to respond to the impact of the pandemic on the cultural sector worldwide


This page intends to become a reference for those seeking to draw inspiration from best practices in the development of appropriate responses adapted to national contexts


Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends 

Description: A resource portal monitoring the development and impact of Covid-19 within the cultural sector, and it shares relevant information with users through reports and new initiatives that are now available in their website database 


United Cities and Local Governments:#CULTUREcovid19 The cultural mobilization of cities and local governments in the COVID-19 crisis

Description: A resource page that is part of the “Live Learning Experience: beyond the immediate response to the outbreak,” developed by UCLG.


Artists at Risk Connection: COVID-19 Resources for Artists

Description: A list of resources and for artists and arts organisations affected by COVID-19


 UNESCO Resource Portal 

Description: Resource centre of responses to COVID-19


COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources

Description: An aggregated list of free resources, opportunities and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines


 Creative Capital Arts Resources During COVID-19 Outbreak

Description: A list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals


On the Move Resources on Arts, Culture and Cultural Mobility

Description: A list of resources that has been compiled and updated since 14 March 2020, in partnership with Circostrada*, as a way to gather information and initiatives internationally (particularly in Europe, Asia and North America) that can be useful to share, know about and/or be inspired from