MAMA CARES MUSICIAN RELIEF FUND

Emergency funding for Madison-area performing musicians impacted by loss of income due to COVID-19

The MAMA Cares Musician Relief Fund will provide monetary awards to self-employed and independent contractor musicians living in the Madison area who are losing work and wages due to COVID-19. Awards will be made based on applications received and resources available. Applications will identify those most in need with preference to the unemployed. Eligibility for funds will follow the Madison Area Music Association eligibility rules.

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM ON SATURDAY JULY 25, 2020. We anticipate transferring funds to awardees by August 31, 2020.

 

Eligibility for the MAMA Cares Musician Relief Fund follows the eligibility rules for the MAMA Awards:

 

 

  • You must reside in Dane County or have 50% of your band members residing in Dane County, OR
  • You must be performing at least 50% of your gigs in Dane County

Apply for relief       Donate to the Fund

Donate by mail:

MAMA Cares Musician Relief Fund
P.O. Box 8754
Madison, WI 53708

MAMA CARES MUSICIAN RELIEF FUND is an independent program under the fiscal sponsorship of the Madison Area Music Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered with the State of Wisconsin and the IRS. All donations are eligible for tax deduction.

Donors (This we be updated several times today – 16th of July)

Diane Ballweg
Anonymous
Lea Culver
Music Makes a Difference
Between The Waves
Musicnotes
Tom Terry
Max Ink (Memorial Day Broadcast)
Broadjam
Dane Arts
David & Laurie Boyden
David Plonka
MAMA cares
Roy and Stephanie Elkins
Charles James
Dale Leibowitz
Donna Fero
Friends of WVMO
Jim Berkenstadt
Kirk and Betsy Swenson
Tim Reiland & Liz Orella
WPS
The Jimmys
Robert & Cynthia Moore
Tony Koeck
Adam Sayre
Beth Kille
Jeff M Sasser
Bob Wombacher III
Donald Baker
Dork Storm Press
John Wilbourn
Mark Ellis
Nathan Gindt
Wendy Mortimore
Bruce Geiger
Dan O’Brien
Ken Keeley
Marilyn Unruh
Paul Creswell
John Mullen
Dianne Becker
Angie Nash
Brad Foster
Brad Schneider
Bruce Johnson
Claire Gervais
Clay Rehm
Common Chord, LLC
David Hecht
Dennis & Jane Graham
Dietram Scheufele
Erin Ruppert
Frank Perez
Gerald Bettis and Laura Schwartz
Hotel K LLC
Jacquelyn Dix
Janis Littel
Jerri Cerniglia
Jody McCann
John Urban
Karen Boettner
Karen E Bloedorn
Kathleen Helm
Ken Keleley
Kris Huehne
Leyla E Sanyer
Linda Schaack
Michael J Korth
Michael Kestenbaum
Mike Massey
Paul Hedges
Richard Tvedt
Sarah Lesar
Sarah Warmke
Seaside Properties LLC
Shawn Steenhagen
Steven Klapper
Susan Elkins
The Lower 5th
Thomas E Dehlinger
Janet Torkildson
Andrew Ladd
Angela Puerta
Anna Hahm
Anthony Roach
Barbara J Bressler
Bob Richardson
Bridget Catlin
C M Franczek
Candace and Thomas Silber
Carole Wilson
Charles and Lorraine Rabideaux
Cheryl Daniels
Christine Krueger
Conne Von Der Heid
Dale Nodolf
David Boyd
Deanna Moore
Debra Guisleman
Frank LaRosa
Gary Leisman
Gerald Kluge
Harvey L Briggs
Heidi Wilhelm
Henry Jasen
Howard Landsman
James Shropshire
Jane Richard
Jeanne Bissell
Jeannie Hains
Jennifer Peterson
Jo Kjelland
Joeseph Johnson
Jonathan Little
Judith Nichols
Julie Cornwell
Julie Foley
Katherine Davey
Kathleen Drew
Larry Orr
Laura Dettinger
Lawrwnce Anderson
Linda O’Hern
Lynn Silverman
Madeline Umscheid
Mark Habich
Mark Levenstein
Michael Komar
Miriam Willmann
Nancy Bee
Nancy Zucker
Natasha Sattin
Pam Baumgartner
Patricia Becker
Patty Haack
Patty Schlafer
Paul Creswell
Paul Ryan
Paul Shain
Peppi Elder
Richard Ross
Ritt Dietz
Robert Mayville
Sabra Stiemke
Scott McElroy
Steve Litscher
Steven Frietag
Stuart Levitan
Susan Regat
Therese Schroeder
Thomas Allen
Thomas Boll
Timothy Tucker
Trevor Russell
Troye Shanks
Wayne Golz
Christine Mata Eckel
Merna Drewno
Mark Hamilton
Andy Ewen
Cynthia Albrecht
Elizabeth Dohrn
Kathleen O’Shea
Katya Szabados
Linda Goldfarb
Big World Records
Brarbara Mayhew
Brian Coda
Bruce Smith
Carrie Tobin
Eugene Clifford
George Hesselberg
Joan Tracey Covelli
Linda Mitchell
Lindsay Feuling
Mark & Sandra Tibbits
Mary Dombrowski
Matt Solomon
Randall Riemer
Sally Kefer
Amy Griffin
Amy Jacoby
Bradley Graham
Carl Walser
Catherine H. Gronemus
Corey Mineard
Cynthia Moore
Dan Hildebrand
Dana Krug
Debboe Konkol
Deborah Del Ciello
Dorene Schink
Gregory Warner
Harmonious Wail
Jacob Miller
James Trent
Jenny Keeley
John Anderson
John Carlin
Jon Schipper
Joyce Zweifel
Julie Ethridge
Larry Bird
Lindsey Giese
Mark Byerley
Mary Lou Krase
Michael Gehrke
Monika Pernot
Rhonda Lancaster
Richard Wiegel
Rose Sage
Steven Freitag
Sylvia Jackson
William Bibo
David Mazzie
Amanada Werhane
Brian Beckwith
Bruce Bolden
Bryan Drewyor
Caprise Waak
John Hart
Karen Wheelock
Lisa Hoffman
Parker Street Productions LLC
Robert Lightfoot
Tanya Cohen