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April 13, 2020
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  • Crew Nation - Live Nation Entertainment & Music Forward Foundation
    • Crew Nation is a global relief fund for live music crews who have seen their jobs vanish due to the COVID-19 pandemic, powered by Live Nation and 501c3 nonprofit, Music Forward Foundation. Live Nation has contributed $5 million to the fund, and will match the next $5 million in donations given by artists, fans, and employees. 
    • Make donations HERE
    • Purchase exclusive Crew Nation Merch HERE (100% of proceeds go directly to the fund)
  • Independent Venue Coalition
  • Oregon Food Bank
    • Due to school and community center closures, many children, seniors, and those in need are experiencing a meal gap. The Oregon Food Bank is working to close that gap by providing donated food to those in need and meeting the rising food shortages. Just type in your zip code and find the closest food bank to you!
    • Make donations HERE
    • If you are a healthy, low-risk individual, please sign up to volunteer HERE
  • Portland Community SOS
    • Portland Community SOS is a coalition of small business owners helping support Portland's small business community by compiling a list of participating businesses offering future-use gift certificates, special offers and discounts that you can purchase to help them stay afloat. 
    • See all participating businesses HERE
    • Add your business to PDX SOS HERE
  • Prosper Portland's Small Business Relief Fund
    • Prosper Portland is providing grants and zero-interest loans to small businesses in Portland affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. With $1.38 million in available funding to offer, Prosper Portland will be providing a series of grants that small business owners can apply for.
    • Learn more HERE
    • Apply HERE 
  • The Regional Arts & Culture Council Relief Funds & Resources
    • The RACC Relief Funds & Resources benefits individuals identifying as professional artists or professionals working in the arts who have experienced performance cancellations, closures, and lost income in order to keep Portland's arts community thriving. 
    • Donate to relief fund HERE
    • Apply for the relief fund HERE
  • Binc Foundation - COVID-19 Assistance to Booksellers and Comic Retailers
    • The Binc Foundation is providing relief funds for inviduals working within the bookselling industry, independent bookstores, and comic book retailers affected by the pandemic. Binc is prioritizing housing assistance for these inviduals who are struggling to meet mortages and rents. 
    • Donate HERE
    • Apply for help HERE
  • Oregon Community Alliance of Tenants
    • Oregon CAT is working to make sure that renter's rights are being maintained under Oregon Governor Kate Brown's Executive Order to stop all renter evictions and terminations. CAT provides renters with a Renter's Rights Hotline, and sample letters for tenants to send to their landlords, employers, and sample testimonies. 
    • View more resources from CAT HERE
  • The Fund for Portland Public Schools - Coronavirus Relief Fund for PPS Students and Families
    • The Coronavirus Relief Fund for PPS Students and Families is designed to benefit students and families who rely on and qualify for free or reduced lunch who will be in dire need of educational resources, supplies, distance learning, and groceries. The Fund for PPS closely monitors those with the greatest needs in the community and works to use donations to directly impact those families.
    • Donate to the fund HERE
  • United Way of Portland - Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Relief Fund
    • Donations towards United Way of Portland's Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Relief Fund will go towards grants for organizations aiding the most vulnerable of those in our community, including those at risk of homelessness, suffer devastating health and financial impacts, and those who have challenges accessing health care. COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting our most low-income inviduals and families, and the fund will go towards organizations relieving some of the struggles those people face. 
    • Donate HERE