Coronavirus Update from NAPAMA
This thread will be updated as more resources become available. NAPAMA is working on targeted resources for agents, managers, and self-represented artists. Please comment with resources that you come across and we will add them to this list. This list is NOT exhaustive.
If you are a NAPAMA member, be sure to join the NAPAMA members FB group where you can find support and resources in real-time from your colleagues and peers. NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION - For the US - CDC Website - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html - For Canada - https://www.canada.ca/…/d…/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html FLIGHTS - Flight Waivers and Refund Policies https://www.forbes.com/…/master-list-of-airline-coronaviru…/ ADVOCACY STEPS TO YOU TAKE - From The Performing Arts Alliance - https://www.votervoice.net/PAA/newsletters/35783 RESOURCES FOR PREPAREDNESS - ArtsReady (more presenter focused) - https://www.artsready.org/ - NCAPER - National Coalition for Arts' Preparedness & Emergency Response -www.ncaper.org/ EMERGENCY FUNDS & RELIEF - cerfplus - Every Artist Needs a Safety Net - cerfplus.org - MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. www.grammy.com/musicares - Jazz Foundation of America provides emergency assistance to jazz and blues musicians - jazzfoundation.org - The Actors Fund offers a wide variety of emergency services to artists associated with the entertainment industry. - Council on Foundations has a resource page on how philanthropy is responding to COVID-19 https://www.cof.org/news/news-updates-coronavirus-outbreak - Crowdsourced Resources for Freelance Artists https://docs.google.com/…/1htY4q6Aq2cg1OU7p2Q6i9x8EZy…/edit… WEBINARS - COVID-19 & Your Event: Managing the crisis as a producer, hosted by FestForums - https://www.facebook.com/…/a.156182289409…/2527017947573230/ - The Coronavirus - A Meeting Planner's Perspective, hosted by Event Tech Group and Freestone - https://abila.peachnewmedia.com/store/seminar/seminar.php… - Prepare Your Organization for the Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, hosted by Event Safety Alliance - https://www.eventsafetyalliance.org/…/webinar-prepare-your-… - Coronavirus Preparedness for Theatres, hosted by Theater Communications Group https://www.facebook.com/tcg.org/videos/137496730938165/ SAMPLE COMMUNICATIONS - PR Boutiques (made of ~40 PR agencies) created best practices around COVID-19 communications https://prboutiques.com/best-practices-for-communication-m…/ - Caltech re: an isolated cancelation within other unaffected programming https://events.caltech.edu/director-messages/2020-02 - Seattle Symphony Message to Concert Attendees https://www.seattlesymphony.org/benaroyaha…/plan-visit/virus - Cal Performances request to ticket buyers to donate ticket cost to the org https://calperformances.org/covid-19-response/