Support for Musicians and Freelancers

 

We’ve compiled some COVID-19 related resources for musicians and freelancers, that could support people working in the sector

 

Government Self-Employment Income Support Scheme: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs/contact/get-help-with-the-self-employment-income-support-scheme

 

ACE Funding for COVID (grants upto 2,500 for those who have already received ACE funding):
https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/covid-19/financial-support-artists-creative-practitioners-and-freelancers

 

Help Musicians (grants up to 500):
https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk/news/latest-news/advice-relating-to-coronavirus-covid-19

 

Musicians Union Hardship Fund (grants up to 200) You must be a member (membership costs 113 p/yr and includes public liability insurance that must be activated once a member):
https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/hardshipfund

 

Crew Nation: Global Relief Fund for Music Crews: https://crewnation.submittable.com/submit

 

A_N art organisers / technician hardhip bursary support fund: https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/a-n-artist-bursaries-time-space-money-plus-financial-support-for-artists-and-arts-organisers/

 

AIM fund for contractors and freelance workers in the independent music industry: https://www.aim.org.uk/#/news/aim-launches-1m-immediate-access-crisis-fund-for-independent-music-contractors

 

PRS Emergency Relief Fund: https://www.prsformusic.com/c/emergency-relief-fund

 

ISM – collated funding sources: https://www.ism.org/advice/funds-musicians-covid-19

 

Facebook Network: https://www.facebook.com/groups/142964673673928/

 

COVID Freelancer Resources: https://covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/#PRACTICES

 

Social Distancing Festival: https://www.socialdistancingfestival.com

 

Freelance artist resource: https://ukcovid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/

 

A_N info and artist support: https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-guidance-for-artists-and-arts-organisers

 

Young Women’s trust: https://www.youngwomenstrust.org/what_we_do/media_centre/press_releases/1116_emergency_fund_launched_for_young_women

 

Teaching Staff Trust: http://www.teachingstafftrust.org.uk

 

Business Funding and Options Advice: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tuRzN9zNv8rmKM8y5J278AAAQTuxILIyzOAKRtgrh_E/mobilepresent?fbclid=IwAR0-ACjfpwhbndoBRl17mR5xzthYXbV-9H2e5zYEw83N-62tuSszTOEN76I&slide=id.g7f280548ee_0_75

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