Newly added resources will be listed at the top of their category. Last updated 5/21/2020 at 1:05 PM.
South Florida Theatre League Survey for Theatre Companies
Please fill out our survey for theatre companies on the impact of COVID-19 on your organization. We know you’re filling out a lot of surveys these days, but this information helps us get a better look at how this event is impacting our theatre community across county lines.
Lists of Multiple Resources
Know Your Own Bone COVID-19 Audience Data Updates — constantly updating data on audiences willingness to return to cultural institutions
Florida Professional Theatres Association List of Resources
EMCArts has a bunch of new online offerings for arts administrators, including articles, coaching, and network building.
Association of Performing Arts Professional’s Emergency Preparedness Response Page — includes a lot of informational links and videos of previous webinars.
Americans for the Arts — resources for preparedness and an economic impact survey
The Theatre Communications Group’s List of Resources
Resources for Navigating the CARES Act
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was the federal response to the current crisis, which has multiple opportunities for organizations to find relief. Here will be a list of articles and information on navigating the various parts of that system. Some of this was previously listed under “Emergency Funds for Organizations.”
Axis South Florida has a program called gener8tor which offers step by step help in applying for CARES Act loans, including one on one meetings.
Webinar on Navigating the CARES Act for Non-Profits — Hosted by The Miami Foundation, The Community Foundation of Broward, The Jewish Federation of Broward County, United Way of Broward and United Way of Miami-Dade, 4/3/2020 at 10:00 AM
Emergency Funding for Organizations
Our Fund offers assistance to LGBTQ organizations in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties
State of Florida Short Time Compensation Program — a way for theatre companies to help compensate employees instead of laying them off
Upcoming Webinars for Organizations
Fundraising During COVID-19 — an online workshop from the Arts and Business Council of Miami, 5/26/20 9:30 AM
Previous Webinars for Organizations
Building Blocks for Financial Health — from SMU Data Arts.
Boot Camp for the Arts — from Capacity Interactive, a livestream on leadership, marketing, and fundraising during this crisis
Small Business Continuity Resource Webinar Amid COVID-19 — Led by the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
Come Together: The Art of Gathering in a Time of Crisis — Led by the folks who put together the COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources and earlier webinars
Economic Impact Surveys
Filling out these surveys helps advocates secure emergency funding for the industry as a whole.
The State of Florida has a survey on business damage assessment.
Americans for the Arts has an interactive dashboard of the economic impact across the country that can be filtered to see the impact locally. Please fill out their survey to be included.
In It for the Long Haul — SMU Data Arts presents smart questions for organizations to consider as we prep for the long term effects of COVID-19 on arts organizations
Rebuilding a Better Theatre Industry Post Pandemic— Genevieve Beller’s essay takes an in depth look at what theatres can do now to plan for a better future
Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide
Audience Outlook Monitor — WolfBrown has started an international ongoing surveying process to check in with audiences about when they will feel safe returning to arts spaces.
Financial Urgent Care — Pentacle is offering free financial advice (not funding) to arts organizations. This includes budgeting, bookeeping, etc.
Security and Privacy Tools for Artistic Collaboration Online— a resource from Fractured Atlas
Fractured Atlas has a list of 10 resources/articles on how to work from home and still support your own mental health.
GoldStar is offering their clients the opportunity to ask for donations via their platform. This link is the front end donation link for companies, but if you are a client, sign in to get registered to accept donations.
Principles for Ethical Cancellations — From Springboard for the Arts
Miami Arts Marketing Project Facebook Group — The Miami Arts Marketing Project (which is run by the Arts and Business Council of Miami) has created a Facebook group for local arts organizations to gather together online. They are also moving their workshops online for the near future.
This section includes links to messaging from various theatre companies and related organizations (both local and national) that others can use as a jumping off point to craft their own messages.
3/24/2020 — The Management Center’s COVID-19 Policy Changes, includes sample policies and communications.