Other Agency Resources
  • Actors Fund, Los Angeles
    323-933-9244 request to speak to intake worker
    www.actorsfund.org
    Eligibility: 5 years of work with $6500+/year in 3 of the last 5 years or $5K in 10 out of 20 years. Helps many types of performers.
  • Jazz Foundation of America, New York
    212-245-3999
    www.jazzfoundation.org
  • Music Maker Relief Foundation, Inc.
    919-643-2456
    www.musicmaker.org
    Must be rooted in Southern musical tradition, 55 years + with annual income under $18K. Financial aid for food, shelter, medical, etc. Also instrument acquisition and tour support.
  • Music Cares, Los Angeles
    800-687-4227
    www.musicares.com
    $ aid with basic needs, medical and substance abuse rehabilitation. Eligibility: 5 years in the music industry or 6 commercially released recordings or music videos.
  • Music Fund of Los Angeles
    323-993-3159
    www.musicfundla.org
    Union membershiop not required.
  • Southern California Blues Society
    714-209-7347
    www.socalblues.org
    Provides immediate assistance to blues performers to help defray the burden of medical costs and other expenses in criis. Artist presents request at a board meeting.