Useful Links

The following links offer a large variety of resources to help with your planning and recovery. The information here is more general than in the Library.
Skip to Readiness | For Public Arts Agencies

Recovery:

Advice and Aid | Artists’ Relief | Lessons Learned

Advice and Aid

Disaster Assistance for Libraries, Archives and Historical Institutions: Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service (2013).

New Jersey Recovery Funding: Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation (2013).

Healing Newtown: Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (2013).

Emergency Conservation Resources: MOMA NY (2013).

Sandy Relief Funding:: Andy Warhol Foundation (2012).

Disaster Grants: Council on Foundations (2013).

Emergency Grants: Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2013).

Sandy Federal Assistance: USA.gov (2013).

Recovery Resources: Grantmakers in the Arts (2013).

Essential Guidelines for Arts Responders: National Coalition for Arts Preparedness and Emergency Response (2011).

Emergency National Task Force Information on Major Disasters: Heritage Preservation (2013).

Post-flood Emergency Stabilization and Conservation Measures: US National Park Service (2013).

Clean-up, Salvage and eSalvage Best Practices for Artist: Craft Emergency Relief Fund/Artists’ Emergency Resources (CERF+) (2013).

Flood Recovery Tips and Resources: American Institute for Conservation 24-hour help line (2010).

Guides to Preparation and Response for Cultural Institutions: National Trust for Historic Preservation (2013).

Response and Recovery Tips: Federal Emergency Management Agency (2013).

Guide to Navigating FEMA and SBA Disaster Aid: Heritage Preservation (2012).

Guide to Coping with Water Damage: Heritage Preservation (2010).

Guide to Coping with Soot Damage: Heritage Preservation (2010).

Salvage Procedures for Wet Items: Minnesota Historical Society (2011).

Emergency Resources: New York Foundation for the Arts (2013).

Disaster Loans and SBA Centers: Small Business Administration (2011).

For Artists: Funding for Emergency Relief

Emergency Aid and Relief for the Performing Artist: Episcopal Actors Guild of America (2011).

Assistance Guidelines and Application for Freelance Artist: The Haven Foundation (2013).

Emergency Financial Assistance: Artists’ Fellowship, Inc (2013).

Social Services and Financial Assistance : Actor’s Fund Emergency Resources: (2011).

Craft and Other Visual Artists’ Emergency Resources: Craft Emergency Relief Fund/Artists’ Emergency Resources (CERF+) (2011).

Emergency Grants: Joan Mitchell Foundation (2013).

Emergency Funds for Artists Producing Contemporary Work: Foundation for the Contemporary Arts (2011).

Grants for Visual Artists: Gottlieb Foundation (2011).

Emergency Funds for Writers and Publishers: Haven Foundation (2013).

Emergency Funds for Low-Income Workers/Artists: Pollack-Krasner Foundation (2011).

Lessons Learned

Super-storm Sandy: Agility Recovery (2013).

Nashville Flood,Reflections a Year Later: Tennessee Arts Commission (2013).

Barnum Museum Tornado: Team ArtsReady (2011).

Keeping A Dance Career Alive in Challenging Economic Times : Grantmakers in the Arts (2009).


Readiness:

General Information and Planning Tools | Disaster-specific Information | Employee Involvement | Products and Services

General Information and Planning Tools

Personal Preparedness Tips: Team ArtsReady (2013).

“What is Readiness” and “12 Steps” Handouts:Team ArtsReady (2013).

Tools and Resources to Prepare for any Emergency: South Carolina Arts Commission (2013).

Finding a Continuity Consultant Near You:Continuity Compliance (2011).

Disaster Planning, Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity Guide: The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (2013)

Checklist for Conducting Readiness, Response and Recovery Planning : Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (2012)

Open for Business Basic Checklist for Small and Mid-sized Firms : The Institute for Business Home and Safety (2013).

Disaster Safety Review: The Institute for Business Home and Safety (2012).


Disaster-specific Information

How to Get Ready Before a Tornado Hits: Travelers Insurance (2013).

Severe Weather Events Calendar: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (2013).

Active Shooter Response Guide: Department of Homeland Security (2008).

Winter Weather Best Practices and Resources: Iowa State University (2010).

Earthquake Prep and Response Tips: Great Central U.S. Shakeout(2013).

Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety: Emergency Survival Program. (2011).

NWS Storm Prediction System: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (2013).

Wildfire Readiness: Federal Emergency Management Agency (2013).


Employee Involvement

May 1st is National Emergency Preparedness Day (MayDay): Heritage Emergency National Task Force (2013).

Risk Management Best Practices: American Association of Museums (2013).

FEMA’s National Preparedness Community: Federal Emergency Management Agency (2013).


Products and Services

Fractured Atlas: Premium ArtsReady Members get a free associate membership with services, including affordable health, liability and property insurance options. Find out more (2013).

The Studio Protector: Designed for craft and visual artists, the Studio Protector has two components to help build a plan that will protect one’s studio practice: 1) a calendar-sized wall chart with wheel charts and pull-out booklets and 2) an online guide (2013).

Disaster Response Salvage Wheel and Field Guide: For sale from $12.95 and up by Heritage Preservation (2013).


For Public Arts Agencies:

Essential Guidelines for Arts Responders: National Coalition for Arts Preparedness and Emergency Response (2011).

Nashville Flood,Reflections a Year Later: Tennessee Arts Commission (2013).

“What is Readiness” and “12 Steps” Handouts:Team ArtsReady (2013).

Tools and Resources to Prepare for Any Emergency: South Carolina Arts Commission (2013).

Post-Gulf Oil Spill Assessment:Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (2013).

Tools for Arts Preparedness, Response, and Recovery: National Endowment for the Arts : (2013).

Sample Emergency Preparedness Plan: Mississippi Arts Commission (2013).

Sample Emergency Grants Application: Joan Mitchell Foundation (2013).


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