The arts are the relief we find from COVID-19. As we continue to develop our website, we will be adding resources and research information for Iowans to use in advocating for the arts and culture. We hope you’ll find these useful.

Resources for Organizations

Emergency Funding Opportunities – Iowa Arts Emergency Relief Fund

Iowa Movie Theater Relief Program – COVID Funding Programs for Movie Theatres

Save Our Stages Act – Save Our Stages

Tools & Resources from the Iowa Arts Council – Iowa Tools & Resources

Spring Board for the Arts – Principles for Ethical Cancellation

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies –  Creative Economy State Profiles

Arts Midwest – Touring Fund FAQs

Resources for Individuals

Alliance of Artists Communities – Iowa Artist Communities

Creative Capital – Arts Resources for COVID-19

Expand & Enhance Your Art – Iowa Artists

COVID-19 & Freelance Artists – Freelance Artist Resources

Did you know there’s a variety of arts and culture grants accessible to schools, non-profits, performance venues, artists, and other cultural organizations here in Iowa? Here’s a link to find more grant information:


Did you know that Americans for the Arts has a whole “Arts Education Navigator with all of the facts and figures to advocate for arts education? Check it out!