The Creator Fund
Receive financial assistance up to $500. They provide financial assistance to active creators who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. If you have medical, childcare, housing, or grocery needs, please apply for assistance.
Behind the Scenes Grant
Behind the Scenes will accept applications from anyone who has been hospitalized with Covid-19 and is in financial need. You may be eligible for a grant if you currently reside in the United States or Canada and have earned your living for at least five years in the entertainment technology industry. This means that your major source of income is from your work in this industry, which includes being directly involved with production: behind the scenes in any type of performance venue.
COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources
An aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines.
Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters
List of regions with current declared disasters who are eligible for federal assistance.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund
This fund will help entertainment professionals meet coronavirus-related expenses and other challenges brought about by the evolving pandemic.
Emergency Survival Fund for LGBTQ2S artists, performers & tip-based workers
Glad Day has set up an emergency fund to help LGBTQ2S artists, performers & tip-based workers. This fund is not meant to help people recover lost income.
Women Arts Media Coalition
This is a list of foundations that provide funding
Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund
The Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund is intended to help those pursuing careers as artists or arts administrators whose income has been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This fund is for those who self-identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color).
Medical Emergency Grant For Artists
The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation have partnered to offer a new medical emergency aid program for artists. The one-time Rauschenberg Emergency Grants will provide visual and media artists and choreographers with up to $5,000 to cover a number of unforeseen medical expenses, including hospital bills, insurance co-pays, prescription drugs, and even some dental work.
launched a relief fund to cover things such as lost income due to cancellations
MusiCares is aware of the enormous financial burden to those whose creative practices and incomes are being adversely impacted by COVID-19. We are deeply saddened that it is resulting in loss of work due to venue closures, festival and event cancellations and travel restrictions.To help address the concerns of the industry during this time, we have expanded our services to include lost income due to the cancellation of scheduled gigs or performances due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 measures.
Find food assistance, help paying bills,and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hairstylists depend on personal interaction for their very livelihood. With these salon closures, many will experience total wage loss for an uncertain period of time. With no one in their chairs, they literally have no income. This GoFundMe is specifically to help hairstylists and salon employees in the Virtue® Community who have been impacted by the economic fallout from Coronavirus.
Artists & Activist Relief Fund
This fund, created by the Soze Foundation, Taskforce & Invisible Hand, will support artists and activists whose work has been impacted by COVID-19. We will be making $250 grants to selected applicants on an on-going basis. We currently have $35,000 total for this first round of grants.
Beauty Relief Fund
Bonnie along with our partners in the beauty industry have created TBRF. The fund will raise money for those in beauty industry affected during this time of quarantine and shutdown. These funds will support groceries, bills, or other pressing costs that can’t be met right now. Please visit beautyrelieffund.com to donate and if you would like to receive funds please DM us or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests for assistance will not be disclosed. This fund is open to ALL beauty professionals.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’
is launching an online fundraising campaign to create the “Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Fund” - The Fund will help entertainment professionals meet coronavirus-related expenses and other challenges brought about by the evolving pandemic. Your support will provide urgent additional resources for the vital social service programs of The Actors Fund, including emergency financial assistance, health insurance, counseling and the operation of The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts.