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, 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, 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(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.

Recovery Funding


Deadline passed

Cultural organizations with 2019 revenue of $1 million and below that experienced revenue loss between 2019 and 2020 are eligible for this program.

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Deadline: Feb 2, 2022

Opening January 5: support for individual cultural producers who have been financially impacted by the pandemic.

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Revive and Thrive

Deadline: Oct 18, 2021

If you are an arts, heritage, or historic preservation organization with 2019 revenue of more than $1 million, please refer and apply to this program for disaster relief and business interruption funds.

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Support and Information

4Culture COVID Updates

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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Recovery Framework

In Spring 2020, 4Culture convened a task force of diverse group of cultural sector leaders to share their concerns and ideas for the future. The result of this effort is the 4Culture Recovery Framework; a roadmap for rebuilding the sector during and after the pandemic’s impacts.


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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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 Lists

    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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    • 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

                            • American Institute for Conservation

                              Pandemic Collection Care

                                A list of resources compiled for conservators and collections care professionals.

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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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                                      • 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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                                                    • La Roxay Productions

                                                      COVID Resources

                                                        Various resources on public health, employment, mutual aid, scholarships, finances, food security, and places to donate. En Español también.

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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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