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.
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 Resources | List 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 Arts | Resources, articles, emergency funds, and information hubs for arts communities across the United States.
Public Art Saint Paul | List of resources for Twin Cities/Minnesotan artists and more general emergency relief aid.
Americans for the Arts | Nation-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 Commons | Video outlining financial strategies for freelance artists during this time.