How to support musicians during coronavirus crisis
Other ways to support artists and music-industry workers
Below are some of the most effective ways that fans can contribute financially to artists and music-industry workers in need, ranked from having the most- to least-immediate impact . . . Read more.
Loans for musicians
- Noteworthy Credit Union – Noteworthy is the arts community’s credit union, offering products specially designed to meet the unique professional and personal needs of artists and musicians. Their services range from competitive checking and savings accounts to low-interest credit cards, creative arts project loans, and their specialty, musical instrument loans. When artists join, they’re helping everyone in the arts community – including themselves. Information.
- HFLA of Northeast Ohio – Based in Beachwood, Ohio, this non-profit organization’s mission is to provide interest-free loans to address the financial challenges of residents of Northeast Ohio who lack access to traditional lending sources. Information. Here’s application.
- Grantspace – A national database of organizations that offer links to grants, crowdsourcing and other resources for those affected by the coronavirus, including a large section for artists. Information.
- Small Business Administration – Small businesses will soon be able to apply for low-interest loans of up to $2 million to help overcome a loss in revenue. “No business is too small,” said Gil Goldberg, the director of the northern Ohio office of the Small Business Administration. Information.