RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS
For over 85 years, the Apollo Theater has been a pillar of the Harlem community. While our doors may be temporarily closed, we remain committed to the wellbeing of our #ApolloFam providing resources and information to our neighbors.
List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Open Culture Program
Artists can apply for outdoor performance permits through Sunday, 10/1 and can charge for admission.
Federal Shuttered Venue Operators Grant
Applications open Thursday, 4/1 for companies and nonprofits that operate live-performance venues, talent/management agencies, and others for up to $10 million in relief from the Save our Stages Act in the December stimulus bill via the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Behind the Scenes Grant
For those who work in production, behind the scenes at any type of performance venue, behind the camera, or on the road.
Musicians Foundation Aid
Aid to those who have been professional musicians for at least 5 years.
Craft Emergency Relief Fund
CERF+ emergency assistance is available to established artists working in a craft discipline
Resources for artists and freelancers during the COVID-19 crisis
Dramatists Guild Foundation
DGF provides emergency financial assistance to individual playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters in dire need of funds due to severe hardship or unexpected illness.
Foundation for Contemporary Arts
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts is creating a temporary fund to meet the needs of experimental artists who have been impacted by the economic fallout from postponed or canceled performances and exhibitions.