Useful Website Links

Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs

LIFT Labs was created with input from more than 1,500 entrepreneurs from around the world. Our programming helps startups understand our business, test and pilot things with us, and become better storytellers.


Minority Business and Technology Initiative


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources


Paycheck Protection Program


Economic Injury Disaster Loan


R3 Program in Hillsborough County: Stimulus funding expected to assist people and businesses impacted by COVID-19


The Suddenly Remote Playbook

A Playbook for Sustaining an Enterprise-grade Remote Work Environment

–From the World’s Largest Fully Remote Company, Learn More


Artist Trust: Growing List of Resources in Response to COVID-19

Growing List of Resources in Response to COVID-19

Nonprofits and COVID-19

Nonprofits and COVID-19


Online Studio Visit List



Arts Administrators of Color Network


Financial and Addiction Recovery Assistance

MusiCares may grant short-term financial assistance for personal or addiction needs that have arisen due to unforeseen circumstances. Funding may be awarded for needs such as rent, car payments, insurance premiums, utilities, medical/dental expenses, psychotherapy, addiction treatment, sober living, and other personal expenses.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be able to document employment history in one of the following areas:

  • A minimum of five years employment in the music industry
  • Six commercially released recordings or videos (singles)


Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund


CERF+ Emergency Assistance

Have you or an artist you know experienced a recent, career threatening emergency, such as an illness, accident, fire or natural disaster?

CERF+ emergency assistance includes grants and/or brokered assistance, such as booth fee waivers and discounts or donations on supplies and equipment.

Artists interested in CERF+ emergency assistance must first complete an inquiry form. If it is determined that you may be eligible for assistance, you will be invited to apply for assistance.