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Unemployment Benefits in IllinoisUnemployment benefits due to COVID-19. IDES (Illinois Department of Employment Security)https://www2.illinois.gov/ides/Pages/default.aspx
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Feedback form: Aid responseMT Community Mutual Aid Intake (for folks affected by COVID-19)BriAnne Weaverhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeSbzr4TuCeEf5B_grKkubeocLNWGeoZNu6PLWLQVD0LOFn2Q/viewform
Free/Request for Aid
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Disaster Loan AssistanceFederal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and RentersU.S. Small Business Admin.https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Application
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Coronavirus Coping KitCoronavirus Coping Kit for MT Business OwnersSoundscaping Sourcehttps://my.soundscapingsource.com/coronavirusFree
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Govt. BenefitsDisaster Unemployment AssistanceU.S. Governmenthttps://www.benefits.gov/benefit/597Application
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Freelance Artist Resource ListCOVID-19 & Freelance ArtistsCOVID-19 & Freelance Artistshttps://covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/Free
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Financial Aid for Musicians/Music ProsCOVID-19 Sweet Relief FundSweet Relief Musicians Fundhttps://www.sweetrelief.org/covid-19-fund.htmlApply for Aid
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Free StorageU-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage amid COVID-19U-Haulhttps://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About/20625/College-Students-U-Haul-Offers-30-Days-Free-Self-Storage-amid-Coronavirus-Outbreak/?utm_campaign=uhaulsm&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=pr&utm_content=20200312-uhaulisoffering30
Free for 30 days
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Preparing for Disaster CMTEPreparing for Disaster for Music TherapistsBlythe LaGasse, Ph.D., MT-BC & Summit MT Serviceshttps://www.mtned.com/portfolio-items/introduction-to-tbi/
Free, non-approved CMTE
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Relief Fund AppCorona Relief Fund ApplicationEqual Soundhttps://equalsound.org/musicians-corona-relief-fund-application/
Financial Aid Application
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PAUSE student loan paymentsCoronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and ParentsUS Dept of Ed and Federal Student Aidhttps://studentaid.gov/announcements-events/coronavirus
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ComEd payment deferrmentComEd suspends disconnects, waives late fees, expands payment arrangementComEdhttps://www.comed.com/News/Pages/coronavirus.aspx?utm_source=CoronavirusBanner&utm_medium=ComEdWebsite&utm_campaign=CoronavirusBanner
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People's Gas payment deferrmentPeople's Gas suspends shut offs, waives late fees, pay arrangements availablePeople's gashttps://accel.peoplesgasdelivery.com/home/arrangements.aspx.
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Comcast: Free internet service, unlimited data plans60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, unlimited data plans,and moreComcastwww.internetessentials.com
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AT&T: payment reliefPayment relief, 50% off business rate, waiver of late feesAT&Thttps://www.att.com/help/covid-19/
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Sprint: payment relief, unlimited dataSprint payment relief, unlimited data, increased capacity to support e-learning, and moreSprinthttps://www.sprint.com/en/landings/covid-19.html?INTCID=HPB:ALL:ALL:COVID19:LP
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T-mobile: payment relief, unlimited dataT-mobile payment relief, unlimited data, increased capacity to support e-learning, and moreT-Mobilehttps://www.t-mobile.com/brand/ongoing-updates-covid-19
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Verizon Wirless: payment deferrmentVerizon Wireless payment deferrment, waiver of late fees, and moreVerizon Wirelesshttps://www.verizonwireless.com/support/covid-19-faqs/
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Chamber of Commerce business supportCheck with your local chambers of commerce to apply for fiancial aid/support varies by location
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Small Business Association, financial assistance
Disaster Assistance Loan for small businesses, SBA (small business associations) loans with low interest
varies by locationhttps://www.sba.gov/about-sba/sba-newsroom/press-releases-media-advisories/sba-provide-disaster-assistance-loans-small-businesses-impacted-coronavirus-covid-19
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Comprehensive list of companies offering free service/payment relief
Coronavirus Illinois: Late fees suspended, financial help available during COVID-19 crisisABC Chicagohttps://abc7chicago.com/health/financial-help-available-in-illinois-during-covid-19-crisis--/6026057/
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Expanded Emergency Child Care for essential workers in healthcare, human services, essential government services, and essential infrastructure
Illinois Child Care Assistance ProgramDepartment of Human ServicesDHS.illinois.gov/helpishere and coronavirus.illinois.gov
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Forgiveable loans
Paycheck Protection Program for loans for Independent Contractors and Self Employed individuals
Department of Treasuryhttps://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP--Fact-Sheet.pdf
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