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We wanted to make sure that we had a way to assist our community in times of need. Every year we have people that face personal health crisis situations. If you or someone you know that works in our industry is currently facing a situation, please email us to find out more at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 1994 Sweet Relief Musicians Fund has provided assistance to all types of career music industry/ nightlife professionals who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems. Grant recipients include recording artists, club and session musicians, composers & songwriters from across the country. Every musical genre is represented including all genres of electronic music. Sweet Relief has served the music community by helping musicians with medical and living expenses including insurance premiums, prescriptions, medical treatment and operative procedures, housing costs, food costs, utilities and other basic necessities. Sweet Relief is an EMA charity partner.
Even if a grant recipient has private or publicly funded health care they often require assistance, Sweet Relief has aided people suffering from a wide range of conditions including: Spinal Cord Injury, Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, Kidney and Liver Diseases, Strokes and Head injuries, Mental illness and Psychological disorders and Cardiopulmonary Illnesses. We also assist elderly musicians, regardless of medical condition, who are experiencing financial hardship. Grants typically range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars per qualifying individual. Artists applying for assistance must represent a significant professional music history and demonstrate financial hardship with accompanying documentation.
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