Resources Related to the Coronavirus

Dance/USA is working with many federal arts coalitions and other field leadership organizations to advocate for the field, gather information, and provide a number of resources regarding the impact of COVID-19 on our field. 

Quick links to content on this page: Paid Leave ProvisionsSBA Economic Injury Disaster Relief and Loan Advances | Paycheck Protections Program | Pandemic Unemployment Benefits | New Charitable Giving Incentives | Industry Stabilization Fund Loans | Employee Retention Credits | Nonprofits That Self Insure for Unemployment BenefitsInternational Artist Visas | National Endowment for the Arts Funding | Background | Dance/USA Advocacy and Congressional Action | Reopening ResourcesPerforming Arts Resources | Webinar Resources and Additional Reading | CDC Resources

Federal Assistance  

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, the dance community should contact federal officials to let them know of the unexpected loss of event-dependent revenue, income for dancemakers, and declines in charitable contributions. Learn what you can do now and find summaries of the latest federal assistance available below:

Contact Your Member of Congress Today!

Dance/USA Advocacy and Congressional Action

Dance/USA has joined the broader arts and nonprofit sector in advocating for the dance field about the impact of COVID-19 and supports the following:

Dance/USA Actions include:

Reopening Resources

Performing Arts Resources

Webinar Resources, Events, and Additional Reading 

      CDC Resources 

      Dance/USA will continue to monitor this rapidly changing situation and will share more information as it becomes available. We encourage you to share these resources with your colleagues and follow Dance/USA on social media. Contact us at if you have a resources you think should be included.