Resources for ICSOM Musicians during the COVID-19 Crisis

Information (legal, tutorials, financial, and general advice):

COVID-19 & Freelance Artists Resources

Creative Capital, List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak:

Americans for the Arts Coronavirus Resource and Response Center

League of American Orchestras

National Endowment for the Arts, COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organization


**Make sure to reach out to all of your debt lenders and attempt to negotiate deferments or reductions of your payments. Many lenders have indicated they are willing to work with you before your account gets behind.

Loans from your orchestra players association's funds, if such a capability exists. ICSOM orchestras may borrow from the ERF.

Some Locals may also have Emergency Relief Funds (ERF) as well that assist their local members, either through loans or grants.

United Way - contact the local chapter in your community

Musicares (please take care to ensure your application has been filled out correctly, or it may be delayed)

Music Health Alliance


AFM Petrillo Fund (for musicians who become ill)

New Music USA Solidarity Fund

GoFundMe (looking for applicable campaigns, or starting your own)