- Who We Are
- Where We Work
- Why LISC WNY
From neighborhood revitalization to affordable housing, we integrate creative placemaking into everything we do. As such, we are advocates for strong artists and arts organizations. We honor those that help us all engage with the world creatively.
Recovery Through Art
Civic Practice Workshop - A FREE workshop based in three tracks: 1) Arts Educators 2) Artists 3) Community Development Professionals. Workshop topics are rooted in theories of justice and equity, self-actualization, and place-based approaches to art as a healing instrument.
National CARES Act
CARES Act Eligibility - The most succinct guide we have found to navigating the CARES act, and finding which government sponsored programs you are eligible for.
The National CARES Act Guide for Freelancers - This guide breaks down the CARES act, addressing how to receive your stimulus check, providing simplified explanations to unemployment benefits, loan relief, and new loans available through the CARES act.
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Video Summary of the Paycheck Protection Program - A two part video summary provided by a law instructor at UC Berkeley, for those who learn best through audio listening.
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan
Emergency Relief Funds/Grants
For Freelance Artists
For Visual Arts, Media Arts, Choreography
For Performing Arts
NYS Artists Support Organizations