Resources for Indian Artists


The Indian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB) Commissioners and staff are deeply aware of the challenges facing Indian artists in the current economic climate, and we will post information about relevant assistance on this webpage as soon as it becomes available. Please see helpful links below.


Disaster Assistance Loans U.S. Small Business Administration

Local Business Assistance U.S. Small Business Administration

CARES Act Resources U.S. Department of the Treasury

Guide to the CARES ACT U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship 

Tribal Resources Bureau of Indian Affairs

Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations The National Endowment for the Arts

Creative Placemaking Grants  - The National Endowment for the Arts


Source Directory of American Indian and Alaska Native Arts and Crafts Businesses Indian Arts and Crafts Board

Artist Resources Creative Capital

Support Programs - Poeh Cultural Center

The Grant Plant

- CERF+ Relief Grant

- Hilary Teachout Grants

NEST - Various Programs

Navajo Nation - Artisan Relief Fund

- Press Release

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation -Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant

Foundation for Cotemporary Arts - FCA Emergency Grants

Heard Museum - Native Artists Resource Group



**Please consult your State or local governments, including your State arts council, for additional information and resources.



Arizona Commission on the Arts

Change Labs/



Colorado Creative Industries




Arts for Illinois Relief Fund



Montana Business Recovery



Native American Artist-in-Residence Program (July 15)


New Mexico

New Mexico Arts



Nevada Division of Tourism


New England Foundation for the Arts

Various Grants


New Hampshire

New Hampshire State Council on the Arts 


North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Commerce

Native American Artist-in-Residence Program (July 15)



Oklahoma Arts Council


South Dakota

Arts South Dakota

Native American Artist-in-Residence Program (July 15)



Native American Artist-in-Residence Program (July 15)



Wyoming Arts Council