Other Resources

Entertainment Community Fund (formerly known as Actors Fund)

Founded in 1882, the Entertainment Community Fund is a national human services organization here to meet the needs of our entertainment community with a unique understanding of the challenges involved in a life in the arts.

Bagby Foundation for the Musical Arts

The Foundation offers small grants to support opera and classical music professionals, with a focus on pensioners. Contact J. Andrew Lark at 212-986-6094 for more information.

Episcopal Actors Guild

The Episcopal Actors' Guild (est. 1923) provides emergency aid and support to professional performers of all faiths and none who are undergoing financial crisis. We are also dedicated to helping emerging artists advance their careers through scholarships, awards, and performance opportunities. All services are strictly confidential

Health Alliance for Austin Musicians

HAAM provides access to affordable healthcare for greater Austin’s low-income, working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness. Many Austin  musicians are self-employed and have no access to health insurance or basic healthcare. They often work multiple jobs and struggle to pay for basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter, with nothing left for healthcare.

Jazz Foundation of America

The Jazz Foundation’s Musicians’ Emergency Fund provides housing assistance, pro bono medical care, disaster relief and direct financial support in times of crisis.

The Jeremy Wilson Foundation

The Jeremy Wilson Foundation supports musicians and music industry workers in Oregon and Clark County, WA during times of medical or health-related challenges. Through the JWF Musician Health & Services Program, we provide financial aid grants and guidance by trained Navigators to identify other sources of assistance.

Music Maker Foundation

Music Maker's programs work in concert to sustain the health and creativity of the musicians we serve while educating Americans about the richness of our nation's culture.


MusiCares provides a safety net of critical health and welfare services to the music community in the following three key areas: Mental Health & Addiction Recovery Services, Health Services, and Human Services.

Musicians Health Alliance (MHA)

Music Health Alliance’s mission is to #HealTheMusic by providing access to healthcare — including mental health — through services that protect, direct, and connect music industry professionals with medical and financial solutions.

Musician Treatment Foundation

The Musician Treatment Foundation (MTF) assists in delivering free and low-cost surgical and nonsurgical care for the shoulder, elbow, and hand injuries of uninsured and underinsured professional musicians.

Newport Festivals Musician Relief Funds

Providing financial relief to musicians in need. Musicians can apply for one of the following rants: Newport Festivals Relief Grant, Rainey Day, Color Me Country, or Rosetta.

Sweet Relief

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians and music industry workers who are struggling to make ends meet while facing physical or mental health issues, disability, or age-related problems.