ASSISTANCE APPLICATION AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
It is the mission of Triad Musicians Matter to ensure that musicians and their families have a place to turn in times of medical need, hospitalization, accident, death, or displacement from home due to fire or natural disasters. This emergency financial assistance program provides critical funds for musicians who have experienced an unavoidable emergency. It's the purpose of Triad Musicians Matter to be a vehicle in the community that gives back to those generous and artistic people that in many times are the first to step up to donate their time and talent to worthy causes. Before contacting us, please read through the following to make sure the applicant meets eligibility requirements.
• The funds must be to support a musician who had regular public performances and has been employed in the music industry for at least three (3) years, or performed on at least three widely released recordings (audio or audiovisual), or written music that has been performed on three widely released recordings, or published on three occasions. The term “Musician” includes vocalists, songwriters, composers, arrangers, and instrumentalists. Documentation of eligibility can be provided in the form of liner note credits, copies of contracts, check stubs, brochures, flyers, newpaper articles, 1099 forms, etc.
• Triad Musicians Matter may request demonstration of financial need..
• For medical assistance, the applicant must have, or recently had, a serious medical condition. A condition is considered to be serious when it substantially affects the applicant’s ability to work within or outside the music industry (i.e. a survival job). A diagnosis by a medical doctor, or hospital or medical bills indicating such condition, must be provided.
Triad Musicians Matters does not award scholarships, loans or give out cash. We give grants and pay bills directly for the recipient. All professional musicians, regardless of genre, are eligible to apply. Financial assistance is limited to musicians that are working in the Greater Triad North Carolina Area.
Requests are handled by application.
Triad Musicians Matter
PO Box 4454
Greensboro, NC 27404
All information is kept strictly confidential and will be reviewed anonymously by a review committee for determination of eligibility.