COVID-19 Resources

CNMN is gathering links to well-maintained resource pages during the COVID-19 period. Please let us know if you have other important information you would like to share with our community by emailing CNMN.
last updated April 13, 2020

Financial Support in Canada:

Government of Canada: Canada’s Emergency Response Benefit Plan & Info for Canadian Heritage grants and contributions recipients

Canada Council for the Arts: Important information related to COVID-19, including $60M in advance funding to help stabilize the arts sector.

Provincial COVID-19 Resources:

AB: Government of Alberta & Alberta Foundation for the Arts
BC: Government of BC & BC Arts Council
MN: Government of Manitoba & Manitoba Arts Council
NB: Government of New Brunswick & Arts NB
NS: Government of Nova Scotia & Nova Scotia Arts Council
PEI: Government of PEI
ON: Government of Ontario & Ontario Arts Council
QC: Government of Québec & Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
SK: Government of Saskatchewan & Saskatchewan Arts Board

Help for artists and cultural workers:

CNMN does not compile it’s own list but suggests consulting the excellent listings here:

Emergency Resources for Artists – Canadian Music Centre

Navigating COVID-19: Resources for Creatives and Creative Entrepreneurs – Artscape

Coronavirus Response for the Live Performance Sector – Canadian Arts Presenting Association

COVID-19 Updates – Music Managers Forum Canada

COVID-19 Resources – Orchestras Canada

Care for Your Corona Virus Anxiety – Shine

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources – COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resource

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