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The State of Hawaii’s Unemployment Insurance system has been revamped to include the acceptance and processing of bonafide self-employed, 1099 and project/gig economy claims for employees who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. These claims are covered by the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, covered under the CARES Act.–To learn more about the PUA ...
Read More New Developments with Unemployment Insurance. The State of Hawaii’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program to include self-employed, 1099, project/gig employee claims!

The Link to the SBA Paycheck Protection Plan Loan Guaranty: Deadline 9/30/2020 This program is for small businesses, independent contractors and self-employed. Here is the application: https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP-Lender-Application-Form-Fillable.pdf Here is the checklist: PPP_Required Info-Documents_DBEDT_Final_v3   Valuable Links for Relief Funds: https://impacthubhnl.com/2020/04/02/covid-19-emergency-loans-grant-options/    

Artist Relief fund to distribute $10 million in emergency aid directly to artists

Variety Launches Virtual Streaming Room

Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Suze Orman Explains How To Rescue Your Finances, Keep Your Health Insurance & Manage Debt With Zero Income

We’re compiling a list of relief funds for those in the Film/Media world. Please take a look at the various funds below and if you need assistance during these times:   **The Newest Link to our Growing List** A solid list of where to find help, and how to apply: https://www.filmindependent.org/blog/a-long-list-of-emergency-relief-funds-for-filmmakers-and-other-creatives/   The Link to ...
Read More Relief Funds for Film and Media **Updated May 12, 2020**

Here is the latest information regarding filing for unemployment insurance due to the Covid-19 pandemic.   Families First & CARES Acts: Federal Unemployment Info

Hello All, We’re making two lists for those seeking financial aid during the Covid-19 pandemic: one list for musicians, the other list for film and media. This link will take you to our Creative Industries Division main page, and the two large sliders at the top of the page will lead you to our lists. ...
Read More We’re Compiling Lists for Financial Support During this Pandemic.

DBEDT/Creative Industries Division Update in the face of COVID-19 FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR COMMUNITY Aloha Mai Kākou, Due to this unprecedented national health emergency caused by the COVID-19 virus, we want to inform you of steps we’re taking at the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s Creative Industries Division to ensure the ...
Read More Creative Industries Division’s Response to Covid-19

Posted on Mar 27, 2020 in Featured, Main Relief funding for musicians listed below. Please follow the links below for more information. If you know of other organizations who would have additional relief opportunities for musicians during this unprecedented time, please notify us and we will add them to our list.   The Link to the SBA ...
Read More RELIEF FUNDING FOR MUSICIANS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC