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The COVID-19 pandemic is putting music industry professionals, particularly, in a squeeze as all live music events are canceled or postponed. Below is a short list of resources you can browse to apply for aid.


Chattanooga Aid
ArtsBuild's Artist Emergency Fund is designed to be a financial resource for Chattanooga-area artists.

Hamilton County Health Department need to be tested for COVID-19? This is the resource for you.

Worried about your physical or mental health for other reasons? Click here for SoundCorps' list of Chattanooga providers.

Food Boxes for out of work hospitality professionals.

Financial Aid
Audio Assemble has listed a number of resources here, but also supplies some ideas for additional ways in which musicians and artists might build revenue: 

Artist Relief Fund - $5,000 grants

Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Blues Foundation Hart Fund for underinsured blues musicians

Gospel Music Trust Fund

International Bluegrass Music Association Trust Fund

Jazz Foundation of American Emergency Fund

Grand Ole Opry Trust Fund

MusicCares (Grammy Foundation, Recording Academy)

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund

Independent Venue Week Fundraiser List

Spotify COVID-19 Relief Fund (working primarily with MusiCares, PRS Foundation, and Help Musicians)


Apply for unemployment benefits from the State of TN

Healthcare
Backline.Care offers Mental Health Care. SoundCorps is featuring Hilary Gleason, the Executive Director is joining us for a live-streamed TakeNote panel series next Monday at 7 p.m. on the SoundCorps Facebook page.

Music Health Alliance

Tour Support, supporting the touring community with mental health resources.

Healthcare dot gov special enrollment

Internet and Connectivity
Click here for Tech Goes Home's list of low-cost Internet options for those transitioning to online work

Click here for an interactive map of free public wifi hotspots in Chattanooga


Additional More Exhaustive Resource Lists
COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources

Billboard's State-by-State Resource Guide for Music Professionals

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