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Relief for gig workers and freelancers during the coronavirus outbreak | QuickBooks

To mitigate the effects the coronavirus has had on the economy, large and small businesses are seeking financial assistance to help them get through. An abundance of resources are available to business owners who employ workers, but many self-employed and gig economy workers are still looking for help.

EMERGENCY FUNDING

We encourage you to check out our events page for upcoming and past (archived) events related to financial and legal support for artists.National Grants/Relief Funds from 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organizations & Unions LIST: Funding Opportunities (3Arts)LIST: Funding Opportunities (Women in the Arts & Media Coalition)LIST: Emergency Funding Opportunities for Visual ArtistsLIST: Emergency Grants (Foundation for Contemporary…

Freelancers, gig workers can receive unemployment benefits plus $600

Charles King, an Uber driver in Monroe, Louisiana, says that he hopes the new stimulus package can be enough for him and his family. Before the pandemic, King said he was earning over $600 a week with the ridesharing company. This week, he says his earnings went down to $7.

Help is coming for gig economy workers and small businesses hit by the coronavirus crisis

Workers in the gig economy are finally getting government support to help them cope with the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus crisis.

21 Gig Economy Leaders Share How The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Impacting The Freelance Workforce

Once again, I’ve solicited the comments of leaders of the freelance revolution around the globe, and received their current reports from many. I asked each to give readers their best intelligence on the short and longer term intentions of clients-whether startup, small business, or large corporate-to utilize freelancers and independent management consultants in the “coronavirus economy.”

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