One Fair Wage Emergency Fund (Service Workers)
Restaurants Care (PDF) is a program of the CRA Foundation. They provide one-time financial support to restaurant employees facing unforeseen hardship. Grants help to cover basic living expenses such as rent, food and utilities as someone works through a crisis. If you are injured, ill, in a natural disaster or experience personal challenges from mental health or substance abuse, Restaurants Care is here to help.
If faced with an immediate emergency situation, call 911. If contemplating suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.
To learn more please email Bobbi Cichowski.
The Creator Fund
The Creator Fund is providing 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. We'll ask for a receipt or invoice before sending the funds via Paypal.
Musicians Foundation provides aid that enables performers, educators, composers, and arrangers to continue pursuing their artistic process and vision. As the oldest non-profit of its kind in the United States, Musicians Foundation is dedicated to assisting musicians, and their families, in times of emergency, crisis, or transition. Their goal is to relieve the financial burdens of musicians who qualify according to the Foundation's criteria.
MusiCares Emergency Financial Assistance
MusiCares is the Emergency Financial Assistance Program that provides critical funds for music people struggling with financial, medical or personal crises. This program offers financial assistance for basic living expenses such as rent and utilities and medical expenses including:
- Addiction recovery treatment
- Doctor, dental and hospital bills
- Treatment for HIV/AIDS
- Other critical illnesses
Call toll-free for the helpline: 800-687-4227 (West Coast)