RESOURCES & TOOLS DURING COVID-19
Necessary Arts Collective
Necessary Arts Collective is a studio space located in downtown Guelph. The space is accessible, affordable, and ready-to-work in.
Studio memberships include:
- Individual dedicated studio space
- White wall space
- Ability to bring your own furniture
- 24hr unlimited key-fob studio access
- Access to shared studio tables and tools
- Free wifi
- Kitchenette & bathroom access
- Limited Memberships Available
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. Updated Public Advisory.
Ontario's Framework and Guide.Provincewide shut down. Updated January 2021
Resources for the workplace. Preventing COVID-19
Safety tips for sellers. How to do curbside pick up
Taking your event online. Culture Days resource
HEALTH & WELL BEING
Check your symptoms.Government of Ontario's self-assessment tool
CAMH- Mental Health and COVID-19
PPE Directory. Guelph Chamber of Commerce
Unison Benevolent Fund. Financial assistance, counselling and emergency relief services for musicians
ADVOCATE FOR YOUR NEEDS
CARFAC Canadian Artists Representation
I Lost My Gig National survey. Arts, culture, heritage & tourism workers
Statistics Canada Surveys about impact of COVID-19 on Canadians
TRACKING FINANCES AND ACCESSING SUPPORT
City of Guelph Emergency Fund and Tourism Recovery Fund NFP, unincorporated, individuals, and tourism sector
The AFC An emergency relief fund for those in the entertainment industry
ArtsUnite. Nation wide list of services and resources for artists
Behind the Scenes Financial support to entertainment technology industry professionals
Canadian Business Resilience Network Guidance, information, and tools for businesses
Canada Council for the Arts Program and service updates
Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan Government initiatives for individuals and organizations
Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS). Program to help cover rent and property expenses
Glad Day Emergency Fund. LGBTQ2s artists and performers
Guelph Arts Council Sue Richards Artist Relief Fund.
Immigration and citizenship: Financial assistance for newcomers, temportary residents and refugees
Professional Association of Canadian Theatres
Resources for Canadian Artists, Writers, and Media Workers During COVID-19 shutdowns
Telefilm Canada Short-term compensation fund for audiovisual productions (Closes March 31)
Writers' Trust of Canada Emergency funding For professional Canadian writers experiencing financial crisis
GENERAL RESOURCES & CREATIVE SPACES
Guelph-Wellington Business Enterprise Centre
Guelph People and Information Network (PIN, formerly Volunteer Centre)
Boarding House Arts / Musagetes
Publication Studio Guelph
The Making Box
Guelph Community Foundation
Guelph Youth Music Centre
Guelph Chamber of Commerce
The Churches of St Matthias and St James the Apostle
Royal City Studios
Guelph Tool Library
Rentable Creative/Performance Space
Royal City Studios musicians' rehearsal and recording space.
Studios studio/stage/gallery/classroom/photo shoot venue.
Guelph Youth Dance Studios rehearsal, class, and performance spaces
Guelph Youth Music Centre recital, rehearsal,class, studio spaces
Heritage Hall rehearsal studio.
Company studio/teaching/gallery space.
10c Shared Space. Meeting and event spaces
Art In The Ward - Artist Studio and Workshop space rental
Ballroom Class - Dance studio rentals
Boarding House Arts - Artists Studios & gallery space
Dancetheatre David Earle - Dance (& other) studio rentals
Diyode - A shared community workshop
Elora Centre for the Arts - special event & short-term rentals
Guelph Civic Museum - Space rentals
Guelph Youth Dance Studios - rehearsal, class, and performance space for rent in downtown Guelph.
Guelph Youth Music Centre - Rehearsal, class & performance space, including concert hall, in downtown Guelph.
Heritage Hall/Guelph Black Heritage Society - Event & Meeting space
JamSpots - Local jam spaces for musicians
Necessary Arts Company - A creative co-working studio space in downtown Guelph
Otherwise Studios - studio/stage/gallery/classroom/photoshoot venue.
River Run Centre - Performing arts centre
Royal City Studios musicians' rehearsal and recording space
Silence Sounds - concert, workshop, meeting space etc.
Studio 404 - A shared visual and performing arts space