Music & Entertainment Professionals

South Florida Creatives Emergency Response Program

Miami-Dade County
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Help artists, musicians, and creatives identify, understand and secure resources to withstand the current crisis.
  • Free, one-on-one consultations will be available for participants to ask specific questions about various federal, state, local and private programs (loans/grants/deferrals/law changes)
June 3, 2020

Artist Relief Emergency Grant

Artist Relief
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • One-time grants of $5,000 to support artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19
September 1, 2020

The Crew Nation Fund

Live Nation and Music Forward Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • One-time grants of $1,000 to help cover lost income from cancelled or postponed shows or tours in June 2020
  • Grants can be used for any personal basic living expenses

August 16, 2020

COVID-19 Fund for Music Industry Workers

Sweet Relief
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Cash assistance for medical expenses, lodging, clothing, food and other vital living expenses to those impacted due to sickness or loss of work

Corona Relief Fund

Equal Sound
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Financial assistance of up to $500 per gig on a first-come, first-served basis
  • People with more than one canceled gig can apply more than once but they have to wait until they receive a payment to apply again

COVID-19 Emergency Grants

Dramatists Guild Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Emergency financial assistance for individual playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists

The Pinetop Assistance League

Pinetop Perkins Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

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

COVID-19 Musicians’ Emergency Fund

Jazz Foundation of America
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Emergency cash assistance for musicians to help cover the cost of basic living expenses

Fueling Musicians Program

Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, Inc.
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Immediate cash payments of $1,000 to help cover the cost of essential living expenses such as food, shelter, utilities or medical expenses
  • Prepaid gas cards of $500 to help awarded musicians get back on the road when they are able to safely tour again

HART Fund

The Blues Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

Financial assistance to help cover the cost of:

  • Acute, chronic and preventive medical and dental care
  • Funeral and burial expenses

COVID Relief Fund

Positive Legacy & Cloud 9 Adventures
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • One-time grants of to $250 help cover the cost of basic living necessities

Basic Needs Grant

Behind the Scenes
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Checks made payable directly to service providers to cover outstanding or upcoming bills
  • Payments can be sent directly to the provider or to the recipient for distribution

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