Emergency Assistance for Artists

Damage from Hurricane Sandy

Artist Relief Due to Hurricane Sandy:

Artists, please note: if any of your work or live/work space has been
damaged, take pictures and keep receipts of whatever you spend during this
time.

*Self-employed people are eligible for ‘disaster unemployment insurance’* in
areas where a federal declaration of disaster has been declared. About.com
explains more:
http://jobsearch.about.com/od/unemployment/g/disasterunemployment.htm <http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/98ac3d202cd85aea/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

*LMCC’s Emergency Grants List:*
http://www.lmcc.net/uploads/grants/forms/2012-Fundraising-Emergency_Grants.pdf<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/fe8c785338436a15/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

*NYFA’s Emergency Grants List:*
http://www.nyfa.org/source/content/content/disasterresources/disasterresources.aspx?DRID=54&CID=5&UDRID<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/d65c71dd7d69b3ea/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

*Joan Mitchell Foundation:* sent out this message after the Hurricane:
“If you are – or know of – a visual artist who has been affected by the
hurricane please contact us. The Foundation has funding allocated
specifically for emergency assistance to painters and sculptors affected by
natural disasters… We know that communication for many is very limited
now, but our staff can be reached by email at:
info@joanmitchellfoundation.org<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/fdf44bf719b61b2c/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

*Small Business Disaster Relief Loans:*
Federal: Small Business Administration
(http://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/loans-grants/small-business-loans/disaster-loans<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/52c562405a01f61c/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

City: Department of Small Business Services has set up a Sandy recovery
website(http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/nycbiz/html/home/home.shtml)<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/0f2e4e33cf67be47/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>.

For more information about the loans, call 311 and ask for NYC Business
Solutions.

*Links to salvage / conservation / recovery information:*

Conservation OnLine:
http://cool.conservation-us.org/byorg/nps/npsafter.html<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/f0393c43a9e6aa47/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

Studio Protector:
http://www.studioprotector.org/OnlineGuide/Salvage.aspx<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/7f40e0d33f9cd087/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

American Institute for Conservation:
http://www.conservation-us.org/disaster<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/232b60a2e8782469/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training:
http://ncptt.nps.gov/wet-recovery/<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/98e3190dbfd33539/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

Heritage Preservation:
http://www.heritagepreservation.org/PROGRAMS/TASKFER.HTM <http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/a69bccaf7d2634bb/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

Craft Emergency Relief Fund:
http://craftemergency.org/emergency-response<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/1fdc5464ad3485f6/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

Arts Ready: https://www.artsready.org/page/useful_links<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/46c2d864ec538fe1/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

National Document Conservation Center:
http://www.nedcc.org/disaster/disaster.php<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/c408e5690ee9e154/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com> (Hotline: +1.978.470.1010)

MoMA consortium on conserving works released this
document<http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/db591e6481d9d273/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com> on emergency handling of artwork damaged by flooding.

*Other:*
*Christie’s*: Christie’s is arranging space for Downtown artists to use
their laptops and charge their phones, and may be able to assist galleries
with storage space for their art. Those interested, please call (212)
468-7177.

*New York City Economic Development Corporation*: For any business
temporarily displaced, NYCEDC may have short-term “swing” office or storage
space: information at www.nyc.gov/nycbusiness <http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/ce71ea2d77ecda4c/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

*New York City Arts Coalition offers helpful information about FEMA*:
Federal disaster resources will be dependent on your (or your arts
group/business) being registered at FEMA. Go to www.disasterassistance.gov <http://www.icebase.com/go2.shtml?8SzR9jgFZtYEmdBz/3ee37aafa580802c/be36a32c17471c50/ulaeinstein8@gmail.com>

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