Columbus Musician’s Assistance Program pilot
The Columbus Music Co-op is pleased to announce the launch of the Columbus Musician’s Assistance Program (CMAP) pilot. Under CMAP, mini-grants will be given to working Central Ohio musicians who are lacking health insurance coverage and are experiencing health-related financial hardships.
Musicians will be able to submit requests for assistance with: Medical bills/treatments/office visits, Vision or dental services, Prescription medications, and Drug & alcohol addiction treatment.
Grants will be awarded in amounts between $0-$1,000. Applicants can be awarded one grant per 12 month period.
CRITERIA: Franklin County, Ohio resident for at least 12 months, Minimum of 2 years music-related experience in Columbus, Ohio, and Demonstrated health-related financial hardship.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Contact the CMC via email at [email protected], Explain your situation in detail and provide contact information, Each situation will be review by the CMC on a case-by-case basis. Review may consist of any of the following: Phone or face-to-face interview, Request for documentation of lack of medical coverage, Request for documentation about current financial situation, and Release forms for necessary medical information.
More information can be found at www.ColumbusMusicCoop.org