Grants for Elderly Musicians

For residents of:

South Florida and beyond

Provided by:

Pinetop Perkins Foundation

Ideal for:

Older Musicians

Emergency grants of up to $500 to elderly musicians in need to help cover the cost of medical and living expenses.

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Grants of up to $500 to elderly musicians for medical and living expenses including but not limited to:

  • Temporary home care services.
  • Transportation services to and from doctor’s appointments, health and/or social services such as (but not limited to) dialysis, chemotherapy, radiation.
  • Transport to and from grocery stores, pharmacies or similar facilities.
  • Doctor visits and procedures.
  • Emergency services.
  • Financial aid for household utilities or other basic living expenses.
  • Assistance with burial costs.

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  • Must be 50 years or older.
  • Plays professionally on stage on a local, regional or national level. 
  • Has played on professional albums/CDs. 
  • Household adjusted gross income is less than $30,000. 

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  • Pinetop Perkins Foundation will give preference to blues artists but musicians in other genres are eligible to apply.
  • The Pinetop Assistance League does not disburse funds directly to individuals.  Payments are made by check to the creditor on your behalf.
  • If you have any questions contact

This program is currently accepting applications but has a waiting list.
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  • One professional reference.