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Resources at the Loft

The Loft has a number of resources, both in our home at Open Book and online. 

At Open Book—Did you know the Loft provides a Book Club Room, Resource Library, and multiple, private Writer's Studios? Learn how you can access these resources!

Online—The Loft wants to help connect you to literary communities online. We provide a list of national literary organizations, Minnesota publishers, and Minnesota literacy organizations. We also provide a free, literary classifieds section called Community Postings. 

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COVID-19 Resources for Artists:

Springboard for the Arts Emergency Relief Fund | The Fund helps to support artists with personal emergencies and support artists who want to respond to emergencies in their own communities. 

COVID-19 Freelance Artist ResourcesList of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines. 

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Curated list of resources from webinars to the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund.

Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Compiled resources for artists, arts grantees, arts organizations, and arts educators.

Grantmakers in the ArtsResources, articles, emergency funds, and information hubs for arts communities across the United States. 

Public Art Saint PaulList of resources for Twin Cities/Minnesotan artists and more general emergency relief aid.  

Americans for the ArtsNation-wide and regional resources, articles, and relief funds for artists across a wide variety of mediums. Also: What those in the position to do so can do to support their local arts communities. 

Howlround Theater CommonsVideo outlining financial strategies for freelance artists during this time.