Covid-19 Financial Assistance Resource List

National Resources

Economic Response Plan
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)**** 

How to apply for EI and other COVID-19 Emergency Government Income Supports

Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Pandemic Preparedness Guide

Financial Assistance for Canadians Abroad

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Glad Day Emergency Survival Fund for LGBTQ2S artists, performers, tip-based workers

Socan Announces $2-Million Enhanced Emergency Program

Canada has Suspended Student Loan Payments with No Interest

Apple Music Launches $50M Advance Fund

Indigenous Community Support Fund

GTA Black Community Emergency Support Fund 

The CBC Creative Relief Fund


Provincial Resources


General Info

Emergency Financial Information

Emergency Isolation Support

Alberta Utility Payment Deferral

British Columbia

General Info

B.C COVID-19 Action Plan 

Help Next Door MB

Childcare Support for Essential Workers

Manitoba Arts Council COVID-19 FAQ

Winnipeg Foundation Grants


General Info

Winnipeg Arts Grant Program

Manitoba Music Emergency Relief Fund


General Info

MusicTogether Fund

TOArtist COVID-19 Response Fund

Social Assistance 

Ontario Energy Board Finance Assistance (LEAP)

Toronto Hydro Financial Assistance (LEAP)

Toronto Bill Assistance 

Toronto Property Tax Appeal

Toronto Rent Bank Program

Hamilton Artists Relief Fund



English – General Info

French – General Info

Temporary Aid for Workers Program

Emergency Daycare Services for Essential Workers

Information for the Cultural and Arts Sector

Justice and Children in Shared Custody

New Brunswick

General Info

Relief on Drug Co-Payments

One-time Benefit for Unemployed Workers

COVID and ArtsNB

Northwest Territories

General Info

Essential Worker Child Care Service Application Form

Nova Scotia

General Info

Worker Emergency Bridge Fund

Small Business Impact Grant


Newfoundland and Labrador

General Info

Essential Worker Child Care Services



General Info

Small Business Support Program


Prince Edward Island

General Info

Music PEI Crisis Relief Fund**

Emergency Income Relief for the Self-Employed

Employee Gift Card Program

Emergency Relief-Worker Assistance Program


General Info

SASKMUSIC- Emergency Relief Fund 

SATP Emergency Relief Fund (Theatre)

PAVED Arts At Home: Paid Workshop Series Submission



General Info

Yukon Arts Fund (COVID-19 Increase)

Business Relief Program