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After setting up a crowdfunder in response to those asking us what they could do to support the MU Coronavirus Hardship Fund, we have received more than £20k donations.

We’ve opened a new survey to help us lobby for the members who we’re concerned may fall through the cracks in the Government’s current assistance schemes. Help us by letting us know about your experiences.

The Welsh funding body today announced the details for it’s Urgent Response Fund, open to freelance creative practitioners who are experiencing financial hardship due to disruption from COVID-19.

The Welsh Government, Creative Wales, and the Arts Council of Wales have announced a number of measures including an Urgent Response Fund for individuals, and a Grassroots Music Relief Fund.

We would like to hear from any members who have recently been asked to stream their performances to private audiences, so we can develop how we meet your needs during disruption from the coronavirus.

Manchester Alt Rock band False Advertising are going on tour – over the internet. Their aim is to spread good will and raise some donations.

FACT, the UK’s leading media arts centre, is offering 10 early-career artists in any genre (including music) a grant of £1,500 to develop an idea that will be presented online.

PRS Foundation is offering grants to support artists, songwriters and composers in creating, developing and music making – however that looks in our current times.