Resources and Assistance for the Charlotte Music Community

Updated April 20, 2020

Music Covid Relief Hub
This site put together by a range of partners in the U.S. music community is a great source for helpful information, including help on the CARES act, how to file for unemployment, small business grants, where to find relief, and lot of other links.

Relief and Assistance Funds for Musicians
Mecklenburg Creatives Resilience Fund 
MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
Musicians’ Foundation 
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
Crew Nation: Global Relief for Live Music Crews 
IBMA Bluegrass Trust Fund
Blues Foundation Hart Fund
Jazz Foundation

Government Relief Programs, Unemployment, Etc.
State of North Carolina Updated Information on Filing for Unemployment
North Carolina Business COVID-19 Relief Resources

Additional Resources
Billboard is regularly updating its extensive list of resources and initiatives
Spotify announces it will match $10 million in donations to relief funds, new tools for artists to fundraise within the app (Billboard)
Facebook announces $100 million small business grant program
New York Times article with lots of helpful personal financial information on unemployment, paid leave, etc.