Help is there for you.
As our arts and culture organizations necessarily go dark, your wellbeing is critical. In these difficult times, there are resources to help.
- Foundations are stepping up to help working artists and organizations during the shutdown. Here are just a few options: The Denver Actors Fund, The Actors Fund, Musicians Foundation and The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.
- Hunger Free Colorado has information to connect you with food resources if you need them including school meal sites, food pantries and other forms of assistance.
- The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has assistance for workers and employers during temporary closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance includes information for employees filing for unemployment insurance claims, as well as information on programs available for employers state workshare program that pays half the cost of an employee’s wages.
- Individuals laid off during the pandemic may also be eligible for unemployment. You can learn more and apply.