Grants and Loans

With millions of individuals around the United States out of work, specially designated financial assistance is available to eligible applicants. Below is a list of national and state funds:

USBG Grants for bartenders

Restaurant Employee Relief Fund for restaurant workers

Restaurant Strong Fund for restaurant workers

CORE Gives offers financial assistance for food & beverage service employees with children who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or have someone living in their home who has been diagnosed

Other national financial assistance resources for restaurant workers

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund offers cash assistance for service workers and tipped workers

Door Dash Relief Fund for eligible Dashers (link will not open in Internet Explorer web browser)

Artist Trust Relief Fund for WA-based artists of all disciplines.

Financial resources offers support to freelance artists.

Americans for the Arts a comprehensive resource list for funding and grants for artists

Freelancers Relief Fund offers to support freelancers impacted by the pandemic (link will not open in Internet Explorer web browser)

NDWA Coronavirus Care Fund for in-home caregivers, nannies and house cleaners

PBA Relief Fund for licensed beauty professionals

Emergency Assistance Program offers available funds to individuals/families receiving TANF, SFA and RCA benefits

Visit Rapid Response Funds for a comprehensive list of additional financial resources for businesses and individual employees.