Useful Resources for the Nonprofit Arts Organization

Webinars for arts non-profits

Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) and Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) presented a series of webinars specifically for non-profit arts organizations who have lost income during the COVID-19 response. All three webinars were recorded and links to the recordings are below.

Monday, April 13 at 11:00
Arts: Loans and Other Funding Information

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Wednesday, April 15 at 11:00 
Arts: Unemployment, Tax Credits, and More – What you need to Know.
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Tuesday, April 21 at 11:00
Arts: Strategy for Development, Board Engagement and What Come’s Next

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GCA has opened applications for the Resiliency Grant, funded by Cares Act money appropriated to the National Endowment for the Arts for distribution through State Arts Agencies to sustain the nonprofit sector. Click here for guidelines.  Deadline to apply is May 26, 2020.

Nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and the Payroll Protection Program.

  • Need a map of SBA Coronavirus Resources? You can find an overview here.
  • The Small Business Association has released a Payroll Protection Program FAQ sheet.
  • If you are interested in applying for the SBA Payroll Protection Program but do not have an existing relationship with a lending institution, reach out to your local office of the Small Business Development Center. There are 17 local offices throughout the state, and they are maintaining an updated list of non-depository banks.
  • Nonprofit Arts Organizations seeking assistance filling out the SBA Loan forms can contact The Georgia Center for Nonprofits at consulting@gcn.org.
  • GCA is partnering with Georgia Center for Nonprofits to host a series of webinars for arts organizations. On 04/13/20 we will post topics, dates and links to register.
  • Georgia Center for Nonprofits is offering FREE Rapid Response Consulting for nonprofit organizations through April 22.
  • National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) has created the Actos de Confianza micro-grant initiative to support artists and arts administrators whose work has been adversely impacted by COVID-19.

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