Below is a listing of some available Covid-19 programs to help artists, technicians, freelancers, ushers, bartenders, musicians and theater related companies in Texas.
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✅ Dallas Low Income Artist Fund
Location: Dallas, Texas
This fund provides support for low-income, BIPOC, trans, gender nonconforming, and queer artists and freelancers whose livelihoods are being affected by the pandemic in Dallas.
✅ Creative Industry Relief Fund
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
This creative industry relief fund helps support musicians, artists, performers and filmmakers in the Tarrant County area in Texas who have lost work due to COVID-19.
✅ Austin Creative Alliance (ACA) Artists Emergency Relief Fund
Artists may apply for up to $500 to replace verifiable lost income due to the cancellation of a specific, scheduled gig or opportunity (i.e. commissions, performances, contracts) due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 precautionary measures. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, and are subject to approval and available funds. Priority will be given to ACA members, and to applicants facing food or housing insecurity. ACA is reviewing applications daily, so that funds can be in artists’ hands as quickly as possible.
✅ Houston Music Foundation
Houston Music Foundation is a crisis relief fund created to help the city’s musicians in times of need. The goal of Houston Music Foundation is to raise funds for local musicians residing in Harris County during times of crisis, and to get donations into the hands of those in need as quickly as possible. Qualified applicants are eligible for a one-time grant of $500. Current application cycle is closed. Next round of applications date will be announced shortly.