Coronavirus advice and support

During this worrying and uncertain time, we have started to compile a list of relevant resources to help musicians, composers, and other creative individuals and organisations find the most useful information and sources of support.

We will continue to monitor and update this as the situation develops.

Stay safe and well.

Creative Scotland has published a comprehensive A-Z of funding and resources available to those in the creative community who have been affected by Coronavirus (Covid-19) which can be accessed here:

For musicians

Music Minds Matter
If you work in music and are struggling to cope, or know someone who is,whatever you’re going through right now you can contact Music Minds Matter on 0808 802 8008 or email MMM@helpmusicians.org.uk. Trained advisors available to listen, support and help at any time.

Advice from Help Musicians UK
1) Where to check for the latest advice on Coronavirus
2) How Help Musicians may be able to support you
3) Signposting to other organisations who may be able to offer support

Musicians Union advice and latest news

Latest coronavirus advice for PRS Foundation grantees and applicants

The Royal Society of Musicians Great Britain: support for musicians in need 

PRS for Music Emergency Relief Fund
Grants up to £1000 for PRS members globally.

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources

An aggregated list of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines.

The Skinny has published some general advice and information on support for artists and creatives affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Scotland: https://www.theskinny.co.uk/music/news/coronavirus-support-for-artists-and-creatives