WAMM Coronavirus Resources

STATE AND FEDERAL SUPPORT

Enhanced unemployment 

If most of your income came from playing music, musicians are eligible for the increased unemployment benefits (additional $600/week). This also applies to freelancers and other independent contractors. Click here to apply in Tennessee. 

SBA: Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advance

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

The loan advance will provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue. Funds will be made available within three days of a successful application, and this loan advance will not have to be repaid. Learn More

For more

Our friends at Epicenter also have a TON of resources aggregated for small businesses, entrepreneurs, creatives and more. Much of it applies to musicians. Check it out here.

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