Artist COVID-19 Information


The Economic Development Office is here to assist Lowell Artists during these uncertain times.  Please take a minute to complete the Lowell Artist Registration Form so we can stay in contact with upcoming programs and local grant opportunities.

NEH Cares: Cultural Organizations

National Endowment for the Arts COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Art Organizations

Americans for the Arts COVID-19 Resource and Response Center

Grant Opportunities
COVID-19 Relief Fund for Individuals (1/12/2021)

Mass Cultural Council has launched COVID-19 Relief Fund for Individuals. Learn more about the Covid-19 Relief Fund for Individuals.

Application Deadline: February 2, 2021

Artist Relief Grant

Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and co-launch the COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers, designed by Americans for the Arts, to better identify and address the needs of artists.  Learn more here.

News & Information

Assets For Artists is offering FREE financial and business webinars

COVID-19 Relief Effort for Organizations: Creating 'Safe Harbor' for Massachusetts Cultural Nonprofits

National Endowment for the Arts to Distribute $75 million in Relief Aid to Arts Organizations in Need

NEH Receives $75 Million to Distribute to Cultural Institutions Affected by COVID-19

Federal Government Invests $50M in Museums, Libraries to Address Digital Divide During COVID-19