211info.org empowers Oregon and Southwest Washington communities by helping people identify, navigate and connect with the local resources they need.
American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) Relief Fund (For AGMA members.)
Artist Relief $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19.
Basic Rights Oregon COVID-19 Resources Page. Curated for LGBTQ Oregonians.
Community Alliance of Tenants (Oregon)
dontgetkickedout.com. Mentioned on Hasan Minhaj's What Happens if You Can't Pay Rent? episode of Patriot Act, this page offers assistance with finding out whether your building qualifies for the federal eviction moratorium, looking up eviction protections where you live, and finding legal aid in your area to help you stay in your home.
Gimme Shelter Performers Emergency Fund (PDX). Housing funds ($100-$500) from GSPEF. Eligibility: Independent contractor performers in any format (musicians, actors, dancers, drag queens, strippers, comedians, storytellers, firebreathers, singers, clowns...all performers) who have lost wages due to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19. Must be Oregon residents. Those that receive grant awards will be required to submit a W-9 form.
Golf Team Products is offering to set up fundraising stores for theaters to sell apparel for income while stages are dark. Golf Team Products will set up your theater's online store for free, and you would handle the marketing. For example, they have set up stores for Stages Performing Arts Youth Academy and the Gallery Theater. If you are interested, please email Kelcey Weaver (email@example.com). (Kelcey is Golf Team Products' Warehouse Manager and a board member of Hillsboro Artists' Regional Theatre.)
MRG Foundation Rapid Response Grants Program. Designed to provide grassroots organizations and community organizing projects with rapidly deployed small grants to respond to emergencies and opportunities.
New York Foundation for the Arts' List of Emergency Grants (Includes grants for artists outside New York.)Nonprofit Association of Oregon List of Resources for Nonprofits
Obie Awards Theatre Artists Relief Fund (Relief funds exhausted, but currently accepting requests to join resources list and be notified of future opportunities).
PATA's Valentine Fund. (Financial assistance for individual-level PATA members in times of medical or personal emergency.)
Portland Area Artist Emergency Relief Fund (Applications process paused.)
Portland Housing Bureau (For Renters, Homeowners, and Landlords)
Portland Public Schools online application for free and reduced-price meals for eligible children.
Portland United Against Hate (Hate Incident Report Collection)
RACC Arts Impact Fund (For professional artists and arts professionals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic)
SAG-AFTRA COVID-19 Disaster Fund (For SAG-AFTRA members. Tabs in titles bar for COBRA Assistance, Catastrophic Health Fund, and Scholarship Program.)
WESTAF CARES Relief Fund for Organizations. Competitive grant program supported by the National Endowment for the Arts through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Provides general operating support to eligible arts and culture organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be assessed on the following criteria: inclusivity, demonstrated need, artistic and cultural merit, and public and community benefit. Awards of up to $20,000 will be made to organizations across the WESTAF 13-state region with at least one grant awarded per state. Organizations may apply beginning May 6, 2020.