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COVID-19 Artist Emergency Resources

COVID-19 Artist Emergency Resources

COVID-19 Artist Emergency Resources

The Washington County Arts Council provides the following resources
to provide guidance to the Maryland art community.
Information will be updated as additional resources are identified.

Please visit the following resources for help and guidance during this time:

Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Resource List
Maryland Citizens for the Arts (MCA) Resource List
Maryland Business Express
Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund
Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan Fund
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts Artists and Arts Organizations Resource Page
Digital Tools for Artists to Run a Remote Career During Coronavirus
Maryland-based Virtual Events & Content List – Add your event by emailing: msac.commerce@maryland.gov
MSAC Maryland Artist Registry
MSAC Opens Emergency Grants for Arts Organizations and Independent Artists
Artist Relief
Grants at the Maryland Historical Trust
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants COVID-19 Fund
MD Department Of Labor detailing (financial resources and protections currently in place to protect Maryland residents)

For more information about COVID-19, please visit the following resources:

Maryland Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
World Health Organization
Governor Hogan’s Directives 
What’s Up? Media: COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions & Resources
Maryland Coronavirus Rumor Control

Details on COVID-19 relief programs, as well as a comprehensive list of resources, can be found at:

  • Washington County Chamber of Commerce --Strong Together—Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic Response Efforts



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Supported in part by:

The Washington County Arts Council, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, (MSAC), an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business & Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Funding for the MSAC is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Additional funding is also provided by Washington County Government and generous businesses, organizations and individuals.

The Washington County Arts Council is a proud member of County Arts Agencies of Maryland, Maryland Citizens for the Arts and Americans for the Arts.