Learn what financial relief is available to you as an artist, how to navigate the system and what actions you can take to help stabilize your finances.
For the first time, artists as sole proprietors and the self-employed are included in many of the relief packages, loan programs, and unemployment benefits, but the language of the documents can make it difficult for artists and micro-businesses to navigate. With the large volume of information currently being disseminated, translating and distilling that information in a way that makes it understandable and actionable for artists is critical.
1. What We Know Today (Recorded: Sunday, April 5, 2020)
Artist & Arts and Business Strategist, Chris Dahlquist, shares the opportunities that are available to artists and the steps they must quickly take to be able to navigate and capitalize on the relief being offered, as well as to help create a strategy to move forward in both the short and long term.
2. Questions / Ask the Experts (Wednesday, April 8, 10 am CST)
Chris Dahlquist will moderate a conversation between Michelle Freed, Senior VP of First Missouri Bank and Hannah Cole, Artist and Tax Expert, Sunlight Tax about the options for individual artists, small businesses and nonprofits.
3. What’s Working / What’s Not (Wednesday, April 15, 10 am CST)
4. What’s Next? Creating a Strategy to Move Forward (Wednesday, April 22, 10 am CST)