Artists, Musicians & Gig Workers

ARTISTS, MUSICIANS & GIG WORKERS:

Please note that the inclusion of these links and sources does not constitute an endorsement by the Downtown Fort Collins Creative District. (updated 7/01/2020)

RECENT UPDATES - (updated as changes come in!)

FUNDS/GRANTS

  • Colorado Artist Relief Fund  A collaboration that combines funds from Denver Arts & Venues Imagine 2020 Artist Assistance Fund, Colorado Creative Industries, and RedLine’s INSITE Fund.
  • Artist Relief – Rolling Deadline through September – grants of $5,000 grants to artists facing financial emergencies due to COVID-19
  • Temporarily Closed: NoCo Music Relief Fund – Bohemian Foundation is offering grants of up to $1,000 for musicians and music industry workers who live in Larimer and Weld counties who must demonstrate that they are in severe financial distress.  Music industry professionals in these two counties are advised to apply for Colorado Music Relief Fund for assistance.  
  • Colorado MusiCares Fund – A local branch of MusiCares who provide support for musicians and music industry
  • ArtistCommunities.org offers a list of emergency relief programs
  • Sustainable Arts Foundation’s Resources for Artists with Children
  • Rolling deadline – AGMA Relief Fund (For Actors – AGMA members only)
  • UNEMPLOYMENT for Gig Workers & Contractors (1099 workers) (Site has a chat box and/or watch a helpful Q &A video here)
  • UNEMPLOYMENT: Get the latest on applying for unemployment at (303) 860-5881 or oedit_sbnavigator@state.co.us
  • GRANTS FOR YOUR SPECIFIC ART! See more relief options at our Discipline Specific Resources 

FOOD

HEALTH & MENTAL HEALTH

HOUSING

  • Affordable Housing – get help finding it in our community (FCGov.com)
  • Rent assistance from Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Call #211 to connect with United Way of Larimer County’s help hotline 

JOBS

FAMILY RESOURCES

UNEMPLOYMENT

LOCAL BUSINESS RESOURCES

STATE BUSINESS RESOURCES

NATIONAL BUSINESS RESOURCES