Max's Kansas City Project
The Max's Kansas City Project provides emergency funding and resources to professionals in the creative arts. Individuals who have made their living through their art form either professionally or personally and demonstrate a financial need for medical aid, legal aid or housing.  The maximum grant is $1,000.
Max's Kansas City Project P.O. Box 53 Woodstock, NY 12498  Phone: (845) 679-2593  Fax: (845) 679-2593  Email:  Website:

Craft Emergency Relief Fund, Inc.
Immediate support to professional craftspeople facing career-threatening emergencies such as fire, theft, illness, and natural disasters.
Craft Emergency Relief Fund, Inc. 535 Stone Cutters Way, Suite 202 Montpelier, VT 05602  Phone: (802) 229-2306  Fax: (802) 223-6484  Email:  Website:

J. Happy Delpech Foundation
Grants of up to $250 to artists in the Midwest with AIDS or serious illness.
J. Happy Delpech Foundation 1579 North Milwaukee, Suite 211 Chicago, IL 60622  Phone: (312) 342-1359  Website:

The Actors Fund
Provides a list of health insurance and medical emergency resources for artists in all disciplines, organized by state.

Change, Inc.
Emergency grants for artists in all disciplines needing help with rent, medical expenses, utility bills, fire damage, etc. Grants up to $1000.
Change, Inc. Box 54 Tapiva, FL 33924  Phone: (212) 473-3742  Fax: (212) 995-8022


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