Financial Help

Financial Help

This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to gethelp@equalityarizona.org

Department of Labor

https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/eta/eta20200312-0?fbclid=IwAR2shdlFmOtCpxrCxBqS1bYRP2BFIP93EYJ4rfZvUZdXZ1To0cJJEY_Dy6Y

New unemployment guidelines

Arizona Department of Economic Security

https://des.az.gov/services/employment/unemployment-individual/apply-ui-benefits?fbclid=IwAR03CHK74hr_NeioAfq27NA8CO-3uGieLB1HRzIwfZ5OLRQIYrqM86xxTEg

Applying for unemployment

Arizona Commission for the Arts

https://azarts.gov/news/covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR24f2wiUoXV01pCnBOZ3IeJCZcsNlWfcJisqpAKilmcOB6cJ36YcE3_YIo

Geared for artist, art professional and orgs that work with artist or they make work with

Artist Resource

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SL6gDve5bfWk-kagMMT_9Hy6XScjtWTs7-JgVZlihNM/edit?fbclid=IwAR0nrIyVjzmX-ADcUn6SavK-kjXH_6OkirnoBKxebuihwN3U4aqF_Xl_jHA

Put together by Tanya Kalmanovitch, Ph.D.

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

https://www.usbgfoundation.org/beap?fbclid=IwAR2ZIFkUblL7IAV1rXZSrM2XrHWpxv22CK3ev4T740S-zBxpamlJLRABguI

Bartenders can apply for grants via the USBG National Charity Foundation

FEMA Diaster Unemployment Assistance

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1528984254955-49515ab3f8eeca0627f777a8abe4347a/DisasterUnemploymentAssistance.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0KyFfUGPuipZ4GETi1K71-C3MmToPt4fLwcBn8XNYu3t8hVbv-KoUFl50

Freelancers who do not qualify for their state's unemployment insurance may apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

Recording Academy Musicares

https://www.grammy.com/musicares/client-services/emergency-financial-assistance?fbclid=IwAR3njF7ibaPcnbTk8C7I4yJ0py0NC1rcmPDs2zR5nFK5pYwaodlgWvh95W0

Music Creators can apply for emergency financial assistance via The Recording Academy MusiCares and Musicians Foundation

Musicians Foundation

http://www.musiciansfoundation.org/apply/?fbclid=IwAR1gklkD2mLtX97QH6HPmI9Vsf70mrPwoaNl1PiVSjQbxCPFyIrD2HsD_Hw

Music Creators can apply for emergency financial assistance via The Recording Academy MusiCares and Musicians Foundation

I Lost My Gig

www.ilostmygig.com

DJs can post lost gig revenue at for good samaritan donations.

U.S. Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resourcesBusiness

Owners may apply for low interest long-term loans for payroll, bills, and working capital from U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Relief Program for economic impact caused by coronavirus

Expensify

https://www.expensify.org/hunger

Reimbursement for people on SNAP benefits

One Fair Wage emergency fund

https://ofwemergencyfund.org/help

cash assistance to restaurant workers, deliver

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