This page will be updated with resources as they become available. Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions regarding the impact of COVID-19 on our programming, services, and community.
Utah Cultural Sector Covid-19 WEEKLY Update Call
Arts & cultural community members, there will be a weekly webinar 3:30-4:00 p.m. each Monday for updates on the cultural community.
FACEBOOK EVENT – for information on weekly virtual meetings.
Thanks to Utah Department of Heritage & Arts, Utah Division of Arts & Museums, Utah Cultural Alliance, Utah Humanities, Utah Museums Association, Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks (ZAP), and the Salt Lake City Arts Council for their efforts in organizing this.
COVID-19 Economic Impact on Utah Cultural Center – SURVEY
Utah Department of Heritage and Arts, Utah Division of Arts & Museums, Utah Cultural Alliance, Utah Humanities, Utah Museums Association, Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks (ZAP), and Salt Lake City Arts Council are working together to support the cultural community during the COVID crisis.
Please take 10 minutes to fill out this survey so that we can adequately advocate for you. https://buff.ly/39WDO2I
Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development
Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development will continue to provide updates and resources on their site: https://www.slc.gov/ed/covid19/
This page includes links to surveys where business owners can provide information through about the impact of COVID-19 and the recent Utah earthquake on their business.
This page also includes links to Salt Lake City’s Emergency Relief Funding and information on low-interest SBA Loans.
Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office
Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office will continue to provide COVID-19 updates and links to resources as they become available: https://www.slc.gov/mayor/covid-19/
State of Utah
The State of Utah has compiled a list of Arts & Humanities Resources to help navigate the impact of COVID-19. https://coronavirus.utah.gov/cultural-resources/
Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts is gathering information on the economic impact of COVID-19 and disaster preparedness: https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-topic/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus-covid-19-resource-and-response-center#impact
City Arts Grants
During this time, we understand that many of the arts and culture events and activities in our community may need to be delayed, canceled, or temporarily closed. In these difficult and rapidly shifting circumstances, we want to let you know that we will treat our grant funding with flexibility and accommodating changes in scope due to COVID-19 concerns. While we are still working on the process on how we want you to keep us informed, rest assured, we will do our best to support you through these ever changing time.
Please visit the City Arts Grants page for additional information on the updates and changes to the City Arts Grants program: http://saltlakearts.org/grant-program/
Small Business Relief
The Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program provides temporary benefits to people who, due to a major disaster, lost or had their employment or self-employment interrupted.
SBA Disaster Assistance
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Upon a request received from a state’s or territory’s Governor, SBA will issue under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by the President, an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration. Continue to check back for updates.