Facebook is working to keep people safe and informed about the recent outbreak of COVID-19. As members of the communities you serve, Facebook understands that businesses like yours may also be experiencing unexpected challenges, and Facebook is committed to providing as much support as possible.
OED Resource Hub: With loans and grants available at the state and federal level, OED has created a comprehensive resource page for workers and small businesses impacted by COVID-19 and is providing technical assistance to support small businesses.
The City of Seattle Office of Economic Development, Greater Seattle Partners, and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce have released the second round of the COVID-19 Business Impact Survey to better understand how deeply the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting our regional economy. Business owners, nonprofits, and independent workers who participated in the initial round of the survey are encouraged to participate in round two; however, participation in round one is not required to complete the second round. The survey will be open until May 21, with the third and final round set to open by early June. Take the survey here
For a full list of artist relief and recovery programs compiled by Artist Trust click here.
Northwest Folklife is committed to supporting our community’s artists and community groups. Below, you’ll find a list of resources for financial assistance, mutual aid and advocacy, and informational support compiled from community efforts.
Artists and arts organizations are being deeply impacted by efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture staff have compiled a resource guide to assist and support the creative and cultural community during this challenging time.
Seattle Office of Arts and Culture recently hosted a webinar for the arts and cultural community to talk about steps our office and community partners are taking to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. Find it here.