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.
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.