Boston Music Maker COVID-19 Fund

$61,512.02

Raised

Donations

$72,000

Goal

A fund to provide financial relief to music makers in the Boston area affected by lost revenue from gig cancellations resulting from public health concerns related to coronavirus. Small grants of up to $200 will be made rapidly to applicants who demonstrate:


a) lost revenue from shows, festivals, and events canceled due to coronavirus/COVID-19

b) residency in Greater Boston as defined by The Boston Foundation's catchment area.


The Record Co. is administering the fund "on the house" and covering credit card fees so that 100% of contributions go directly to affected music makers and groups.


For more information and to apply please visit the fund's page on our website: www.therecordco.org/covid-19


Update Tuesday 3/31: Grateful to share that over $60k has been raised to date, and more than 300 applications have been approved and funded. We have now received more than 900 applications and we're still working hard to raise enough money to fund all requests. ***Please note: the deadline to submit applications is now April 30th, after which we’ll begin directing those in need to longer term resources**** In the meantime, please apply if you’re in need, donate if you can, and share this far and wide. Every application helps to prove the need and advocate for Boston’s music making community.

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      The Record Co. is a federally exempt 501c3 nonprofit organization. Our FEIN is 27-123-8513 and no goods or services will be provided in exchange for your gift.

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      Amy McCormick | $62.62

      Thank you for helping keep music & sound artists thriving in our community

      Karen

      impossible to overstate the value provided by local musiciansto Boston area residents. Thank you for what you do, and stay well!

      Sara Adkins | $104.15

      Donations raised from my classical guitar performance as part of the Social Distance Sessions Facebook Live concert series

      Tracy Sharpe | $20

      Donating after watching Berklee college of music video by Ella-Jane Sharpe such a great cause good luck to everyone keep smiling

      Seth “Electric Standard” | $156.07

      Our band, Electric Standard, ran a charity Stream-a-thon on Spotify last week and raised this money in solidarity with and grateful support of all the local artists who sustain our souls through all the hard times.

      So Good Sounds | $104.15

      Dear Record Co., this is a tremendous idea and we at So Good Sounds are thrilled to support this effort and our amazing Boston musicians.

      Steven/Erin Lord/Voskeritchian | $50

      With Love, Dogwood & Elm

      Stephanie

      Thank you.

      Three At Home | $259.92

      Three At Home played a few online shows and wanted to make sure you got this. You rock!

      Sam Epstein | $112

      From The Jungle Community Music Club, Thank you all at The Record Co for supporting local music makers! We've heard great things from at least one of your grant recipients!

      Andrew Marshall | $15

      Last few donations from the Livestream!

      Catherine Morris

      Andrew | $1,000

      From Andrew Marshall's Livestream to Benefit the Boston Music Maker Relief Fund!

      Joshua Cornell | $10.70

      Walter Quigley | $104.15

      100 dollarydoos from the El Satanico Film and Television Group

      Hugh Wyman | $52.23

      B L A R G

      Jennifer

      Stevie Subrizi | $7.93

      Colin Principe | $200

      Get in some extra practice time and stay strong! Hope to see you out there soon.

      Dean Stevens | $26.27

      Artists, Musicians, Actors, We're here for you!

      Katie

      Tim | $52.23

      Viruses suck. Music rules.

      Anonymous | $52.23

      Nick Canovas | $21.08

      Melanie Auclair | $500

      Alex McCue

      Beth Murphy | $500

      Please consider helping the musicians in the Plymouth area. Many musicians had gigs scheduled in celebration of the Town’s 400th anniversary.

      Max Blum-Campo

      ALICIA GARZA | $100

      Anonymous