April 10, 2020
In This Issue: Top Developments on COVID-19 Resources; National Endowment for the Arts Releases Application Guidelines for CARES Act Grants; International Artist Visas; Continue to Speak Up to Congress!
March 26, 2020
Workforce Relief, Charitable Giving Incentives, and NEA Funding Included in Third COVID-19 Relief Package
The largest COVID-19 federal relief package yet is expected to be signed into law tomorrow, March 27, 2020, and includes new forms of support that can be accessed by arts organizations and self-employed individuals. The League of American Orchestras has been a leading voice as orchestras join advocates in the arts and nonprofit sectors nationwide seeking federal relief that will protect their substantial workforce and safeguard their essential service to communities in the wake of unprecedented closures and event cancellations.
March 23, 2020
Dear Colleague, As you are no doubt aware, Congress is in final negotiations today on the terms of a third COVID-19 relief package. The League of American Orchestras has been a leading partner across the arts and nonprofit sectors in Washington, D.C. and nationwide to ensure federal relief is available to the arts and culture sector and its workforce.
March 21, 2020
New information is available from the federal agencies responsible for administering the paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed into law on March 18.
March 14, 2020
Orchestras have joined the broader arts and nonprofit sectors in speaking up out of concern for their workforce in the wake of COVID-19 closures and concert cancellations.
March 11, 2020
Community by community, the impact of COVID-19 is variable and rapidly changing. As Congress and the Administration consider new forms of federal economic assistance that may be targeted or widespread, orchestras can join others in the arts and nonprofit sectors that are speaking up to ensure that relief will meet all community needs.