211info.org empowers Oregon and Southwest Washington communities by helping people identify, navigate and connect with the local resources they need.
American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) Relief Fund (For AGMA members.)
American Theatre Wing database. The American Theatre Wing is striving to assemble a comprehensive list of each theatre, production, freelance artist, technician, and theatre worker affected by the shutdown.
Artist Relief $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19.
Basic Rights Oregon COVID-19 Resources Page. Curated for LGBTQ Oregonians.
Community Alliance of Tenants (Oregon)
dontgetkickedout.com. Mentioned on Hasan Minhaj's What Happens if You Can't Pay Rent? episode of Patriot Act, this page offers assistance with finding out whether your building qualifies for the federal eviction moratorium, looking up eviction protections where you live, and finding legal aid in your area to help you stay in your home.
Gimme Shelter Performers Emergency Fund (PDX). Housing funds ($100-$500) from GSPEF. Eligibility: Independent contractor performers in any format (musicians, actors, dancers, drag queens, strippers, comedians, storytellers, firebreathers, singers, clowns...all performers) who have lost wages due to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19. Must be Oregon residents. Those that receive grant awards will be required to submit a W-9 form.
Golf Team Products is offering to set up fundraising stores for theaters to sell apparel for income while stages are dark. Golf Team Products will set up your theater's online store for free, and you would handle the marketing. For example, they have set up stores for Stages Performing Arts Youth Academy and the Gallery Theater. If you are interested, please email Kelcey Weaver (firstname.lastname@example.org). (Kelcey is Golf Team Products' Warehouse Manager and a board member of Hillsboro Artists' Regional Theatre.)
Lane County Artist Relief Fund. Applications currently closed. Accepting donations.
Lines for Life. Phone lines for help with mental health crises and difficulties.
MRG Foundation Rapid Response Grants Program. Designed to provide grassroots organizations and community organizing projects with rapidly deployed small grants to respond to emergencies and opportunities.
Oregon Behavioral Health Support Line. 1-800-923-HELP(4357). The Behavioral Health Support Line is a service that provides immediate no-cost behavioral health screening, counseling services, and referrals to available mental health and substance use recovery providers nearby for ongoing care, using a statewide directory tool.
PATA's Valentine Fund. (Financial assistance for individual-level PATA members in times of medical or personal emergency.)
Portland Area Artist Emergency Relief Fund (Applications process paused.) This fund is currently for freelance/independent artists residing in the Portland tri- county area only. The counties are Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington. This fund is not for arts organizations or nonprofits. Donations for the next round of disbursements are being accepted.
Portland Housing Bureau (For Renters, Homeowners, and Landlords)
Portland Public Schools online application for free and reduced-price meals for eligible children.
Portland United Against Hate (Hate Incident Report Collection)
RACC Artist Relief Program. The program supports professional artists who have experienced or anticipate experiencing loss of revenue of $1,000 or more between March 1 and December 31, 2020. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. Apply by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
Rent and Utility Assistance:
U.S. Small Business Administration COVID-19 Page