COVID-19 Grants for Freelancers, Small Businesses & Individuals

Below is a list of grants and resources available for individuals, freelancers, small businesses and artists impacted by COVID-19.

There’s no doubt that freelancers, hourly/tipped workers, gig workers, and small businesses are going to feel the brunt of the economic swirl we’re in right now (swirl sounds so much better than a crisis, amirite?).

Luckily, there are a ton of resources out there to help make ends meet and a whole whole whole lot of hope. It’s super easy to go down the rabbit hole clicking through these links – there are so many!

If you don’t need any financial assistance right now, please consider donating as most of these grants below are funded by people just like us. 

Grants and Resources for Freelancers and Individuals:

Grants and Resources for Small Businesses:

Grants and Resources for Artists:

  • New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has compiled a huge list of grants available for artists – a few of the grants on this list are not restricted to being an artist so give it a quick scroll!
  • The Artist Relief Project is providing grants for artists that have been affected by cancellations due to COVID-19.
  • The Photographer Fund is offering grants up to $500 for self-employed photographers that are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.

Grants and Resources for the Hospitality Industry:

For more grants that are specific to where you live, check out our list of resources by state.


Please reach out, we’d love to help! 

This post is to be used for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal, business, or tax advice. Each person should consult his or her own attorney, business advisor, or tax advisor with respect to matters referenced in this post. Countless assumes no liability for actions taken in reliance upon the information contained herein.

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