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COVID-19 Resources

Vermont Creative Sector Covid impact by the numbers: 8,090 lost jobs, $216M lost sales in 4 months, from April-July 2020. Brookings Institute: Lost Art: Measuring COVID-19's devastating impact on America's Creative Economy. August 2020Artists Covid relief by the numbers: 470 Vermont artists received $196K (includes grants to Clemmons Family Farm and Vermont Abenaki Artists Association). Support for artist relief comes from the Vermont Arts Council, New England Foundation for the Arts, Vermont Community Foundation Arts Endowment, and private donors.Cultural Organizations Covid relief by the numbers: 181 Vermont organizations received $781K in Cultural Relief Grants with Vermont Humanities, $4.8M in Vermont Economic Recovery Grants via the Agency of Commerce and Community Development.



*The infographics represent relief grants awarded from April to November 2020.

The grant relief map represents the following programs from 2020: Rapid Response Artist Relief GrantsCOVID-19 Cultural Relief GrantsVermont Economic Recovery Grants through the Agency of Commerce and Community Development, and Special Program Grants.

Full list of COVID-19 grantees.

Federal Resources

State of Vermont Resources

Vermont Arts Council Resources

The Creative Sector Reopening and Recovery Guide
These reopening guidelines were compiled by the Vermont Arts Council, the Vermont Creative Network and the Vermont Creative Sector Response and Recovery Team to serve as a resource for Vermont arts and cultural organizations as they make decisions about operations and programming while the Covid-19 pandemic persists. 

Resources for Organizations
Funding, guidance, webinars, and more information specific to arts and cultural organizations.

Resources for Artists
A variety of relief funds and emergency grant opportunities for artists of all disciplines.

Virtual Arts Experiences
Online concerts, live readings, and more socially distant events held by Vermont artists and organizations during the pandemic.

The Creative Sector Response and Recovery
Resources and statewide events organized by the Vermont Creative Network to help the creative sector's economic recovery.

Changes and additions to our grant and program schedules, including new relief funds. 

Donate to support relief efforts for Vermont artists and organizations impacted by the pandemic.

Other Resources

Resources for Going Remote

In the Press: Covid-19 and Vermont's Creative Sector​