Emergency Funding

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund

Invites musicians and music industry professionals to fundraise for themselves and their peers using their COVID-19 Fund @ Sweet Relief peer-to-peer platform.

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Artist Relief

Collaborative effort by several national arts grant-makers who have partnered to create a fund to distribute $5,000 grants to artists who are "facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19." These artists include musicians. There is a rolling monthly application process, and funds will be distributed through September 2020.

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MusiCares

MusiCares is providing grants up to $1,000 for professional musicians who can demonstrate work that was scheduled and lost because of the pandemic.

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SoundGirls CoronaVirus Relief

The SoundGirls CoronaVirus Relief Fund helps production techs across the globe that are now unemployed due to the CoronaVirus Pandemic by providing a small amount of aid to purchase necessities and slightly ease the stress.

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Artist Relief Tree

A relief fund for artists affected by cancellations due to COVID-19. Note: not a 501c3.

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New Music Solidarity Fund

An artist-led initiative granting emergency funding to musicians impacted by COVID-19.

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Equal Sound

Relief fund to help musicians who have lost income due to a canceled concert. The application process includes providing a W-9 and evidence that a concert was confirmed and canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Relief is given in the form of a $500 grant.

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Musicians Foundation

Providing one-time $200 grants to musicians impacted by the coronavirus. To be eligible for this fund you must file taxes as a musician.

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Jazz Foundation of America

Heling jazz and blues musicians with emergency help for housing or other crises. The Blues Foundation's HART (Handy Artists Relief Trust) Fund (blues.org/hart-fund) supports musicians and their families with a variety of health needs, including acute, chronic and preventive as well as dental care and funeral and burial expenses.

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Music Maker Relief Foundation

Founded to preserve the musical traditions of the South by directly supporting the musicians who make it, ensuring their voices will not be silenced by poverty and time.

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Plus 1 COVID-19 Relief Fund

PLUS1 is working with leading non-profit organizations and several local organizations around the country to provide immediate assistance to musicians and music industry workers affected.

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AGMA Relief

AGMA contracts with The Actors Fund to administer this program nationally as well as to provide comprehensive social services. Note: Must be a member to receive.

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SoundCloud Repost Select

Committing $10M to help fuel the careers of independent artists upstreamed from Repost by SoundCloud into our artist services offering.

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Crew Nation

As COVID-19 puts concerts on pause, we want to extend a helping hand to the touring and venue crews who depend on shows to make a living.

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