How can I find grants or resources to help me?

Assistance can vary based on eligibility and availability. Please visit the websites for more information and contact the organizations directly for further eligibility guidelines. Please be cautious about providing personal information.

We also welcome you to visit our Resources Finder for a comprehensive overview of resources based on eligibility questions. It is anonymous and easy to use!


Artists or Independent Workers

  • Bay Area
  • Nationwide
    • The Arts, Entertainment, and Media Industry Coordinating Committee (AEMI) has a useful flowchart to provide guidance on how to access the expanded unemployment insurance benefits.
    • For freelance artists, here is an aggregated list of available resources
    • Creative Capital Foundation has compiled a list of arts resources with additional links to emergency funding listed on the page.
    • The Dramatists Guild Foundation has compiled a list of financial resources.
    • Sweet Relief created this for musicians and music industry workers affected by the Coronavirus. Funds raised will go towards medical expenses, lodging, clothing, food and other vital living expenses to those impacted due to sickness or loss of work.
    • Professional Beauty Association Fund: The PBA COVID-19 Relief Fund will provide $500 to licensed beauty professionals who are unable to work due to COVID-19. The funding, if awarded to you, is intended to be emergency aid for short-term immediate needs such as food and bills.


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