Help Musicians launches £5m coronavirus financial hardship fund25 March 2020 - Press release
Help Musicians today launched the Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund, a new offering specifically created to alleviate some of the immediate financial pressures that many professional musicians may currently be facing.
The fund of £5 million aims to help reduce the worry many musicians are experiencing about their mounting household expenses. Eligible musicians are able to apply for a one-off payment of £500 through an online form. Help Musicians encourage musicians only to apply if they are indeed suffering significant financial hardship to enable Help Musicians to provide help quickly to those who need it the most.