The events industry in NYC, which is largely fueled by freelancers, has experienced a sudden, massive financial fallout due to the current Coronavirus crisis. With bans on public gatherings and venues closed citywide, the countless independent contractors in NYC whose livelihoods rely on events have undergone the most immediate and crippling impact due to the sweeping cancellations. This site keeps a running list of NYC freelancers working in the events industry who are in need of financial assistance due to the crisis, allowing people to donate directly to those individuals through their Venmo, CashApp and Paypal accounts.
Deadline: Not specified.
Funding Types: Grant
Creative Categories: Acting, Beauty, Craft, Dance, Fashion, Film, Music, Painting, Performing Arts, Photography, Tech, Visual Art, Writing
Locations: New York
For event workers who lost their gigs due to COVID-19
Organization: Lost My Gig NY