COVID-19 Response Hub

As COVID-19 continues to impact the King County, WA cultural sector, we'll share information on funds, resources, and more support right here.


If you anticipate a barrier to your participation due to limited English writing ability, visual impairment, or would like to request assistance to access this application, please contact us at hello@4culture.org, 206-296-7580, or TTY 711.

Si usted cree que pueda tener un obstáculo para participar debido a su capacidad limitada de escritura en inglés, discapacidad visual o si desea solicitar asistencia para acceder a esta aplicación, contáctenos en hello@4culture.org, en el (206) 296-7580 o TTY 711.

如需要英语阅读写作协助、因视力障碍或任何残疾而需协助填写或其他说明材料、或需要其他关于申请表格的协助服务,请通过电话(206 296 7580 或 TTY 711)或电邮(hello@4culture.org)与我们联系。

This project was supported by a grant awarded by the US Department of the Treasury. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the US Department of the Treasury.


Cultural Relief Fund

Cultural Relief Fund: Individuals

Deadline: passed

Are you a cultural worker living in King County, WA who has been impacted by COVID-19? We may be able to help.
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Data Highlights

Our Cultural Relief Fund helped support King County cultural organizations and workers through closures and loss of work due to COVID-19. Learn more about how funding was distributed.

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Relief Fund + Creative Response Grant Recipients

The first round of our Cultural Relief Fund supported King County cultural organizations and workers through the early months of COVID-19, while the Creative Response grant helped more than 30 projects come to life. See the full list of recipients and learn more about the projects.

Reopen Fund

Reopen Fund

Deadline: passed

Is your organization tackling reopening and restarting while adapting to public health restrictions? These funds can help with training, PPE, infrastructure, systems upgrades, personnel and more.
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Reopening Toolkit

Do you need more information on safely reopening your organization to the public? We’ve assembled resources to assist you in preparing your staff, volunteers, and facility to welcome back patrons.
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Statewide Survey Results

We asked you what you needed to reopen and restart cultural activities while facing the challenges of COVID-19. Here's what we heard.
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More Support

Ongoing Response

We’re closely monitoring COVID-19 and will share all our latest updates in one place. Please read this centralized response for information on deadlines, changes to programs, office closures, and more.
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Hello4Culture: Digital Edition

Let’s stay connected in these uncertain times. We’re holding collaborative digital space so we can hear from you, share resources, and build solutions as we all navigate COVID-19.
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Amplifier Collaboration

4Culture partnered with Amplifier to select ten artists from King County to share their vision as part of a global call to artists.
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Recovery Task Force

Collaborating with 4Culture staff, the Recovery Task Force will analyze the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on King County’s cultural sector and create an equitable vision for and pathway to recovery.
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Resources

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    Artists + Creatives

  • King County Creative

    COVID-19 Handbook for Creative Industries

      Comprehensive resources to support the cultural community and prepare for recovery. Look here first for resources not on our page.

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    • Center for Cultural Innovation

      Emergency Resources for Artists & Freelancers

        We are monitoring these links regularly and will update the list as opportunities close and as new ones become available.

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      • Music Health Alliance

        COVID-19 Relief Resources

          We developed a Relief Plan based on our community's immediate needs.

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        • City of Bellevue

          Business/Nonprofit Resources

            Resources and info for artists and nonprofits, etc. Sign up for a weekly resources newsletter. Resources available in multiple languages.

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          • Washington Film Works

            COVID Resources

              Unemployment info for gig workers; creative community newsletters; federal relief through the SBA; and additional resources for the creative industries.

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            • OneEastside

              OneEastside SPARK

                Responsive programing and tools to address key areas of need amongst small businesses and non-profits in East King County.

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              • Seattle Good Business Network

                Support Hub

                  Resources and information to support small businesses and our community; relief, promotion, and tools for local businesses to stay afloat.

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                • Artist at Risk Connection

                  Resources for Artists

                    Resources for artists and art-related professionals and organizations to find support.

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                  • City of Renton, WA Economic Development Division

                    Renton Resource Guide

                      Existing resources and opportunities to help the community and small business; includes resources in multiple languages.

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                    • Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce

                      Kirkland Business Resources

                        Resources for small businesses, linked from WA State, King County, and the City of Kirkland. Includes info on restaurant delivery.

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                      • Inspire Washington

                        Advocacy & Resources

                          Arts education resources, government announcements and information and arts emergency funding.

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                        • Communities Rise: Partners for Thriving Organizations

                          COVID-19 Support

                            A range of resources and support for organizations and small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.

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                          • Historic Preservation

                          • City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

                            Secure historic buildings from vandals and theft

                              We recognize the impact this may have on communities and suggest employing only the measures that are absolutely necessary. 

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                            • Main Street America

                              Main Street Forward: A Roadmap for Recovery

                                Welcome to our COVID-19 recovery-oriented resource center, featuring free recovery planning tools, research, advocacy efforts, and best practices.

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                              • Preservation Leadership Forum

                                Resources in Response to the Coronavirus

                                  A range of resources for preservationists, museums, and historic sites. Additional resources are relevant to nonprofits.

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                                • Museums + Collections

                                • Western Museums Association

                                  Museum Learning Hub: Digital Empowerment Pilot Project

                                    Covers a range of technology and digital media; taught by subject-matter experts and tailored to varying levels of experience.

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                                  • Institute of Museum and Library Services

                                    Coronavirus Updates

                                      News and updates; government information and resources; and another list of resources for libraries and museums.

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                                    • Western Museums Association

                                      Reopening Resources

                                        Resources, recommendations, and guidelines for your adaptation and use as you and your institution work to safely and successfully reopen.

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                                      • Collections Stewardship

                                        Resources for Collections

                                          Resources regarding museum collections and COVID-19.

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                                        • Accessibility and Disability Section of the Society of American Archivists

                                          Archivists at home

                                            The document addresses the needs of the archival community, such as temporary closure, working from home, and archival resilience.

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                                          • Association of Children's Museums

                                            Resources for Children’s Museums

                                              Resources for reopening, online programming, administration, working remotely, fundraising and communications, networking, and an archive of webinars.

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                                            • Our Community

                                            • WA State Dept of Commerce: StartUp WA

                                              Small Business Resiliency Network

                                                Culturally relevant assistance for business owners and organizations affected by COVID-19, whether you are open or closed.  

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                                              • Philanthropy Northwest

                                                Find COVID-19 Info Here

                                                  Your home base for finding out what’s happening to address the pandemic. Response funds, funder resources, policy and advocacy, etc.

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                                                • Freedom Project

                                                  Community Resource List

                                                    An ongoing crowd-sourced list with navigation tabs. We work to dismantle and heal from the mass incarceration institution.

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                                                  • Ingersoll Gender Center

                                                    Resource and Referral Database

                                                      A collection of organizations, support groups, etc across WA that provide resources and services to transgender and gender diverse people.

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                                                    • Washington Connection

                                                      Your link to services

                                                        Apply for a variety of services such as Food, Cash, Child Care, Long-Term Care, and Medicare Savings Programs.

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                                                      • United Way of King County

                                                        COVID-19 Resources

                                                          Comprehensive list of resources, from child care to translation, rental and utilities assistance, unemployment/job information, financial services, etc.

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                                                        • United Indians of All Tribes Foundation

                                                          COVID-19 Resources

                                                            A selected list of resources designed to aid folks impacted by COVID-19 living in or near the City of Seattle.

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                                                          • Duwamish Tribe

                                                            COVID-19 Resources

                                                              Information, resources, the latest news, and media updates. We thank you for caring about your community—staying home saves lives!

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                                                            • Africatown Community Land Trust

                                                              Community Resources

                                                                We continue our commitment to assisting those most in need in our community with resources and technical expertise.

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                                                              • Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

                                                                COVID-19 Resources

                                                                  National and city/state resources available to restaurant workers during the pandemic.

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                                                                • Native Americans in Philanthropy

                                                                  Supporting Our Community

                                                                    We are committed to providing credible information and resources to help Native nonprofits, organizations, and communities navigate unprecedented times.

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                                                                  • OneAmerica

                                                                    Resources for Immigrants / Recursos para Inmigrantes

                                                                      Resources in WA State (some in multiple languages), so everyone in our communities has access to care and necessities.

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                                                                    • Recursos para Comunidades Indocumentadas

                                                                        National crowd-sourced list of resources, from financial to legal aid, mutual aid, medical and food access. En Español tambien.

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                                                                      • City of Seattle

                                                                        Resources for Community

                                                                          Comprehensive list of resources, programs, and services that help residents significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Available in multiple languages.

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