COVID-19 Relief


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To help address the concerns of the music industry during this time, MusiCares is expanding grant services to include lost income due to COVID-19. Music industry professionals may apply for grants of up to $1,000 to compensate for cancelled work that was scheduled and lost.


  • Grants up to $1,000 to compensate for cancelled work that was scheduled and lost
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Open to musicians with at least three years of employment in the music industry, and/or:

  • Six commercially released recordings (singles)
  • Six commercially or promotionally released music videos

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  • Applications that do not include all of the required documentation will not be reviewed and requests will be processed in the order received. It may take up to three weeks to process a completed application
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  • Proof of cancellations and bookings (copy of contract, cancellation letter from venue, etc)
  • A biography, resume, or discography
  • Detailed music industry background documentation (articles, liner notes, letters from employers, etc)
  • Social Security Number

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