MusicHelps COVID-19 Emergency Grant

Welcome to the application page for the MusicHelps COVID-19 Overseas Emergency Grant.


This is a grant of $500 for music workers currently overseas who are in emergency need as a direct result of loss of music income due to COVID-19 and who meet all of the qualifying criteria. If you answer no to any of the initial questions in the application, please do not proceed.

We encourage applications from the full range of music industry workers. On stage, backstage, front of house, crew, security, merch, supporting roles and anyone who is in need as a result of lost income due to COVID-19 from their work in the production or performance of live or recorded music is invited to apply.

The bank account name where we deposit the grant must be a personal account in the same name as the applicant.

The grant is not available to businesses or organisations.

We expect demand for the grant to be extremely high. We will be accepting the first submissions made up to the point that the grant is fully subscribed.

Please note that notwithstanding the guideline criteria, MusicHelps reserves the right to approve or decline the provision of an emergency grant at its sole discretion.