Methow Arts: free one-on-one assistance to artists, makers, non-profit organizations and creative sector workers. Free marketing workshops, resources, referrals and grant assistance. email@example.com (email preferred,) 509-997-4004
TwispWorks: measuring business + economic impact in the Methow Valley. Please complete the Economic Injury Worksheet and email it to TwispWorks @ businesssupport@TwispWorks.org This helps in tracking impacts to your business and helps connect you with resources as they become available.
Room One: assistance in social services, unemployment filing, and more. firstname.lastname@example.org
Economic Alliance of Okanogan County: Assistance with business loans, emergency assistance and advice. Contact Roni Holderdiefenbach @ email@example.com or website:
Artist Relief ProjectArtists in any discipline who has been impacted by COVID19-related cancellations and closures may apply for assistance from this relief fund.
MusiCares. Music industry professionals may apply for basic living assistance (rent or mortgage) to compensate for cancelled/ scheduled work.
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund: COVID-19 Fund. Funding for musicians with documentation proving 50% of all income comes from working within music community, proof of cancelled and any relevant medical documentation bookings.
PEN America Writers’ Emergency Fund. Help for fiction and non-fiction authors, poets, playwrights, screenwriters, translators and journalists. Writers do not have to be Members of PEN America to receive a grant. Applicants must be professional writers and demonstrate that a small, one-time grant will be meaningful in helping them to address an emergency situation.
The Creator Fund. Funding can be used by creators toward items like medical expenses, childcare, groceries, or rent/ mortage.
Coping with COVID: Livestreaming for ArtistsYara Travieso and Brighid Greene will assess how livestreaming can serve as a powerful tool for artists that are currently looking for ways to maintain their artistic practice and livelihood.
MORE LOCAL RESOURCES FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY
Okanogan County Emergency Management Services: https://www.okanogandem.org/novel-coronavirus19-covid19
Okanogan County Public Health: https://okanogancounty.org/ocph/
Okanogan County Community Action Council: http://occac.com/
Northwest Native Development Fund: https://thenndf.org/
CCT Emergency Management: https://www.colvilletribes.com/emergency-management
Colville Tribal Credit: https://www.colvilletribalcredit.com/
Central Washington Homebuilder’s Association: https://cwhba.org/covid-19-emergency-response-page/