Upcoming learning opportunities
  • Are you an artist that needs help navigating your 2020 taxes? A limited amount of one-on-one
    consultations are still available on the following dates: February 24th
    Participants will be able to ask specific questions about the federal, state, local and private programs (unemployment benefits, loans/etc.) along with interactive webinars to help you further navigate the process.
    Visit the website to see all the resources available to artists:…/indy-arts


Government response and resources

Pro Bono Indiana’s Lawyers for the Arts project is designed to provide legal resources.  Artists and small arts organizations with limited funds may qualify for pro bono legal assistance. Others with greater resources can be referred to attorneys with the expertise to assist with their concerns. To see if you qualify and to obtain help, please call 812-402-6303 (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Central time).


Small business support
Personal finance resources
  • SNAP is a federal program for very low income people to ensure that they receive food.
  •  It is federal aid, but administered through the states:  find Indiana’s program here: 
  • Eligibility is restricted to households with assets totalling $5,000 or less (not including home, land, or personal belongings) and with income less than 130% of the poverty level (which varies according to household size). 
  • Benefits vary according to the number of people in the household.
  • Benefits are provided using a swipe card and are reloaded automatically.
  • Assistance can only be spent on food items; not all food items can be paid for using SNAP funds.
  • Regular reporting is required and benefits are decreased as income increases.
  • Apply for benefits here:
Emergency relief grants
Doing your work virtually

Recorded Webinar: Potential Business Ramifications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) (March 12, 2020; some information may be outdated) Presented by the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)


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