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Artists and the arts have been particularly hard hit by the precautions necessary to slow the spread coronavirus.
Venues have closed and canceled performances, and even large performing arts companies have had to lay off or cut pay to staff. Artists generally rely on public exposure to their work and often supplement their creative work with independent gigs.
While the $2 trillion economic stimulus package signed into law does extend unemployment benefits to self-employed and independent contractors, many of these vital contributors to our society will still need help to weather the pandemic.
Here are 16 resources for artists struggling to get by.