COVID-19

Green and White Covid-19 Guidelines Twitter Post

The Delaware Museum Association is deeply concerned about the current situation of COVID-19 in Delaware, nationally and internationally. We know this will greatly affect our personal lives and our communities and we want everyone to know that our all-volunteer organization is working hard to support Delaware cultural institutions.

This is a dense page that contains mainly these are links to resources. We plan to keep it as up to date as possible but feel free to email delmuseums@gmail.com with any resources to be included.

Health Information

State of Delaware     New Castle County     Kent County     Sussex County

Center for Disease Control     US Government     World Health Organization

University of Delaware     Delaware State University     Wilmington University

Financial Information

COVID Relief Bill (NPR Reporting)

Update on Federal Relief with specifications for museums

CARES Act (Coronavirus relief) Information

IRS Information This can be helpful for tax filings and employee information.

Delaware Community Foundation-Response Funding

Delaware Division of Unemployment Insurance

Delaware Help Loans No-interest emergency loans for small business (including museums) impacted by COVID

Business Interruption Insurance

Candid Funding Hub

US Small Business Administration

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Pomeroy Foundation– Road Markers Grants

Museum Resources

Administration

Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement

Delaware Tourism- COVID Impact Survey They are looking to know how this is impacting state tourism, please lend your voice.

American Alliance of Museums They have put together some really great resources for museum administrators.

American Association of State and Local Histories

Institute of Museum and Library Services

AASLH Blog History Community Response

Coronavirus Preparedness Community Document A google doc that institutions around the country are adding their responses too. Good for comparison.

Another Museum Response Document

AASLH Technical Leaflet 250: Managing Through Hard Times

AASLH Recorded Webinar: Leadership, Boards, and Response to COVID-19

Programming

Museum Studies Network Has lots of great information and resources. They are also holding webinars

AASLH Recorded Webinar: Museum Closed. Open for Impact

Online Outreach

Cuseum They are holding webinars on various topics like outreach.

DIY Podcasting for Museums

Collections

AASLH Blog Collecting in Quarantine-Maryland Historical Society

Advocacy

AASLH Technical Leaflet 288: Advocating for Your Organization with Local Government

Other

Ancestry.com They are offering free access to National Archives for the time being.

 

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