Below is a listing of some available Covid-19 programs to help artists, technicians, freelancers, ushers, bartenders, musicians and theater related companies in Indiana.

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4/24 IN Unemployment update – IN Unemployment is now sending out the extra $600 for unemployed workers who were laid off and filed their claims as W2 employees. This $600 is in addition to any state unemployment compensation that you may receive.

The above additional unemployment is different than the available $600 per week from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program which was part of the overall C.A.R.E.S. act passed by congress in March. The FPUA is intended to cover gig workers, freelancers and those who make a lot of their income from 1099’s as private contractors.

As of Friday April 24th, IN is accepting PUA claims. Click here to view the department of labor’s website. Indiana’s Unemployment Department.

State Programs

Indy Arts & Culture COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

This relief fund was created for individuals working in the Indianapolis arts sector and impacted by the current public health crisis.

Indiana Music Industry Relief Fund 

A relief fund for women-identifying and non-binary musicians, music industry professionals, non-profit music organizations, based in the state of Indiana that are affected by loss of work, cancellations, and loss of revenue due to COVID-19.

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