101+ Resources for Studio Owners and Dance Artists
Impacted By Covid-19

We hope you are all staying safe and healthy in these challenging times. Liberate Artists is a studio first organization, which means we always promote studio classes and activities prior to the supplemental training we provide at the Liberation Nation. In keeping with our philosophy we've complied a list of resources, we think will assist in supporting you and your business.

Please note things are changing daily and links/information may change, so please be sure to double check all of our information. We will continue to update this list as new information becomes available. Sending you all the love from the Liberate Artists Family to yours! You are enough, always.

Dance, Fitness, and Voice

DANCE

Online Dance Programs for Supplemental Training To Home Studio Classes

Doctor's For Dancers

  • Liberate Artists sponsor Doctor's For Dancers will be providing additional classes and resources in upcoming weeks. Be sure to follow them online at via Instagram @doctorsfordancers for all updates.

Liberate Artists' You Are Enough Campaign

FITNESS

Yoga 

Strength Training & Overall Fitness Programs

Instagram Accounts With Live or Grid Workouts

VOICE

Small Business Loans and Grants

NATIONAL

The CARES Act

Additional National Loans and Grants

BY STATE

CALIFORNIA

  • California Small Business Loan Guarantee Program & Disaster Relief Loan Guarantee Program
  • City of Los Angeles Arts Emergency Relief Fund
  • Los Angeles City Small Business Emergency Micro Loan Program
    • This program provides emergency relief grants to City of Los Angeles-based dance, music, and theatre artists, as well as small ensembles who have had their public performances, shows, or concerts cancelled. https://ewddlacity.com/index.php/microloan-program
  • Performing Arts Worker Relief Fund (San Francisco)
  • SF Arts & Artists Relief Fund (San Francisco)
    • San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) and Grants for the Arts (GFTA) have launched an emergency relief fund—the San Francisco Arts & Artists Relief Fund—to mitigate COVID-19 related financial losses that artists and small to mid-size arts and culture organizations have suffered. https://www.cciarts.org/EmergencyRelief.htm
  • *NEW Safety Net Fund (San Fransisco)

FLORIDA

ILLINOIS

  • *NEW Arts for Illinois Relief Fund
    • The Emergency Relief Fund is accepting requests for funding to support arts + cultural organizations struggling with immediate lost revenue and non-recoverable expenses due to COVID-19. The majority of funds available will be for organizations located in and serving Chicago and Cook County. https://artsworkfund.org/
  • Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund
    • The City of Chicago recognizes that coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has put a difficult burden on our small business community. As a response to this challenge, the City is establishing a $100 million Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund, which will help to provide small businesses with emergency cash flow during this immediate health crisis. Funds will be provided to eligible businesses as low-interest loans. Currently closed, but sign up for updates on latest fund information. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/COVID19Chicago
  • The Dancers’ Fund

INDIANA

  • Indy Arts & Culture COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund (Indianapolis)
    • The Indy Arts & Culture COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund was created for individuals working in the arts sector and impacted by the current public health crisis. https://indykeepscreating.org/apply/

KANSAS

  • Central Kansas Community Foundation: Central Kansas Community Relief Fund
    • The Central Kansas Community Relief Fund supports effects and recovery efforts stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic across the Central Kansas Community Foundation service region, which includes Butler County, Elk County, Harvey County, Marion County, Sedgwick County (Valley Center), and Wilson County. https://centralkansascf.org/covid-19-response/

KENTUCKY

LOUISIANA

  • New Orleans Business Alliance New Orleans Business Alliance Relief Fund  
    • As a result of the anticipated local economic impact of COVID-19, the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) is standing up a relief fund to meet the needs of gig economy workers who have been directly impacted via loss of income. https://www.nolaba.org/relief-fund/

MASSACHUSETTS

MICHIGAN

MINNESOTA

  • Springboard for the Arts Emergency Relief Fund

MISSISSIPPI

NEW JERSEY

NEW MEXICO

NEW YORK

NORTH CAROLINA

PENNSYLVANIA

TEXAS

  • AssistHer Emergency Relief Grant
  • *NEW Creative Industry Relief Fund
    • Hear Fort Worth and Film Fort Worth with assistance from United Way of Tarrant County have established a creative industry relief fund to help support musicians, artists, performers and filmmakers who have lost work due to COVID-19. http://www2.unitedwaytarrant.org/ArtistsReliefFund
  • Luminaria and the City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture: Corona Arts Relief Fund
    • The Corona Arts Relief Fund provides technical and professional development support for individual artists during the national CORONA / COVID-19 pandemic. Artists can apply for grants of up to $600 to make up for lost revenue or to fund professional development. https://www.anyartist.org/call.cfm?id=2793
  • Stand with Austin
    • We invite area nonprofits to submit proposals for the work they are doing to provide assistance to individuals and small businesses most negatively impacted by the cancellation of SXSW. https://www.austincf.org/stand-with-austin/

WASHINGTON

Free Business Growth Classes

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

DUKE UNIVERSITY

HARVARD UNIVERSITY

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

YALE

Mindfulness, Meditation, and Mental Health

Entertainment

STREAMING SERVICES

PODCASTS EPISODES ABOUT COVID-19 & HUMAN CONNECTION

LIVE MUSIC

DIGITAL TOURS

Additional Resources