CORONAVIRUS DANCE RELIEF FUND
The Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund was created by Dance/NYC to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on individual dance workers and small-budget dance making organizations. This Fund builds on Dance/NYC’s ongoing and iterative learnings across its core services including: action-oriented research; advocacy; technological resources through Dance.NYC; leadership training, networking, and convening; and other grantmaking programs; as well as the organizational values of justice, equity, and inclusion embedded into all aspects of its programs and services.
Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund: New York State Edition 2022
Made possible by the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), the purpose of the Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund: New York State Edition is to continue Dance/NYC’s existing relief efforts and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on individual dance makers and small-budget dance making organizations and groups with budgets between $10,000 and $250,000 based in New York State. The Fund will prioritize individual dance makers and small-budget organizations and groups living outside of the New York City metropolitan area and offer unrestricted relief to those that have incurred financial losses due to the spread of COVID-19 and the social restriction measures implemented to contain the disease. Learn more about the 2022 Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund: New York State Edition.
Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund 2020
Dance/NYC created the Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund to mitigate the growing impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak on individual freelance dance workers and dance making organizations based in the metropolitan New York City area and New Jersey state, particularly financial losses incurred due to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and the social restriction measures implemented to contain the spread of the virus. The Fund was made possible by the generous support of a coalition of funders. Learn more about the 2020 iteration of the program.