We've compiled donation links below where you can donate directly to each organization and if you'd like to donate to us you can send funds to our Venmo. Please support however way you can and we hope you enjoy our service.

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A List of Local Relief Funds for NYC Restaurant Workers

Eater made a list of NYC based fundraisers for restaurants and their employees

Artist Relief

To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the United States

Berlin Collective Action: Nightlife Emergency Fund

This fund exists to provide emergency financial aid to at-risk nightlife workers in Berlin — those whose livelihoods have been severely impacted by COVID-19, and especially those who do not have access to other support systems.

Beverly's NYC

Beverly's is a Lower East Side art and nightlife institution that is facing as much hardship a the rest of us do to the outbreak of COVID-19, please check out their site to purchase donated artworks and merchandise or follow the link above to donate directly to them.

Cinema Worker Solidarity Fund

As we come to terms with a health crisis that might mean long-term closures for New York City cinemas, we must meet the challenges ahead with mutual aid and solidarity. These closures have been necessary steps in the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, but many hourly workers will be paying an immediate price for the well-being of our city.

With the assistance of Light Industry, Screen Slate, and other community partners, we have started a fund that can be accessed by cinema workers whose hours have been curtailed because of this crisis and who are not being otherwise compensated.

We’re focusing specifically on New York City movie theater employees so that we can provide quick, if modest, relief to those in our community, but encourage others to consider the needs of their own networks.

Emergency COVID Relief for Sex Workers in New York

Many sex workers are seeing a dramatic decrease in clients and work as the panic surrounding the coronavirus increases. Major dips in the stock market because of the virus are also impacting workers around the world, and many are struggling to find work and stay afloat during this time.

Emergency Relief for Queers & Womxn in Berlin

This is an emergency relief fund for people of the LGBTQIA+ spectrum & womxn living in Berlin, Germany who are affected by the outbreak and shutdown caused by Covid-19.

Global Citizen

Charity engaged in helping benefit the lives of those in poverty around the world


Social distancing and self-quarantine are effective in preventing COVID-19 infection, but for vulnerable people living in crowded multi-generational households, the home can be the most dangerous place to be.

By sharing unused living space, we can empower each other to help solve this crisis. By providing temporary shelter and support to some of the most vulnerable members of our society, we can overcome some of the disproportionate suffering caused by this pandemic.


leveler is a tool for people with job security to help people whose work status has been impacted by COVID-19. The list includes freelancers, service industry, and gig economy workers. Check out their resources section for additional fundraisers

NIVA: National Independent Venue Association #SAVEOURSTAGES

National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) is securing financial support to preserve the national ecosystem of independent venues and promoters.

These entertainment hubs are critical to their local economies and tax bases as employers, tourism destinations, and revenue generators for neighboring businesses such as restaurants, hotels, and retail. Independent venues exist in every state across the country; they were the first to be closed, they will be the last to open. The economic recovery process will extend past just reopening the front doors, requiring solutions unique to the industry.

NYC Low-Income Artist/Freelancer Relief Fund

We seek to provide support for low-income, BIPOC, trans/GNC/NB/Queer artists and freelancers whose livelihoods are being effected by this pandemic in NYC. Whether it's from cancelled gigs, lost jobs, or a lack of business due to coronavirus scares, we hope to orchestrate an egalitarian approach to crowdsourcing.


Restaurant workers, gig worker and other hourly workers are facing unprecedented economic hardship from the coronavirus crisis. It's our turn to serve them.

Sea Watch

Your donation helps us to save people from distress! As civilian sea rescuers, we have been working since 2015 to prevent people in the Mediterranean from drowning. For this we need your support and donation. With your donation for Sea-Watch, you are setting a sign of humanity and specifically helping to continue our mission to save lives.


Many of Unter's employees find themselves out of work. This includes folks like our bar staff and event workers, the technicians who install and manage our lighting and sound, the people who mind our door and design our posters, the folks who clean up after you leave--they all could use some help right now.


8-Ball is an independent not-for-profit organization that — through free, open-access platforms and events — nurtures and supports a community of artists. We provide virtual and physical meeting sites for people of all ages and backgrounds. Our mission is to generate collaborative and educational exchange through public access television and radio stations, an imprint, a self publishing fair, a public library, an internship program, a residency and series of workshops in art-related trades. 8-Ball Community operates free of elitism and is governed by its participants.


Beats In Space is a radio program mixed live in New York City every Tuesday night on on WNYU 89.1FM from 10:30pm to 1:00am since 1999. BIS Radio is a labor of love and welcomes contributions.

Club Quarantine

This group is using their own money to support this channel and you can donate to them directly here, they are an important platform for the global queer community

Community Bread

Community Bread is a livestream platform dedicated to queer and marginalized artists who have lost their gigs in the wake of the global pandemic.

Community Bread also provides a directory of resources that can aid with financial assistance and job opportunities.


Datafruits is listener supported radio.

Good Room

Good Room is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like to donate to Good Room to help cover staff and fixed costs you can donate on Venmo at https://venmo.com/goodroombk or PayPal - paypal.me/goodroombk

House of Maricas

House of Maricas created their platform to try to help their family of queer artists, they're asking for donations which they will split between all the artists involved

Hurt-Free Network

Hurt-Free Network accepts donations to support and join their Second Life party

Mince TV

Mince TV aka Club Mince is a Sydney based live stream Sunday party setup to help save the scene through donations so be sure to donate and tune in every Sunday!


To give Nowadays a chance of survival during this time, we need your help. Please support us on Patreon. Your support will give you access to the full archive of all Virtually Nowadays live-streams as well as other benefits. We’ve also set up a Nowadays Staff Help Venmo to support the bartenders, safer space monitors, bar backs, security guards, DJs and other workers who have been hit hard by this crisis. Whatever you can do to help would be greatly appreciated.

Octopus Agents

Octopus Agents is accepting donations for Doctors Without Borders

Our House

This streaming platform started by the founders of Matcha Bar is paying people $100 an hour for prerecorded content if its selected for them to stream

Staying TOKYO

RhizomatiksはTwitchのStreamAidの精神に共感し、我々の出来ることでサポートしていきます。 お寄せいただいただいた寄附金は全て国際連合によって運営されるWHOのCOVID-19 Solidarity Response Fundに寄付されます。 We agree with the spirit of the Twitch's StreamAid campaign. We hope to support with what we can do. All proceeds benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO powered by the United Nations Foundation.


Technofeminism is raising funds for Equality for Flatbush. Equality for Flatbush (E4F) is launching The #BrooklynShowsLove Emergency Fund for Flatbush, East Flatbush and Crown Heights residents  who are hourly wage workers, dollar van and cab drivers, domestic workers, street vendors, home health attendants, nail salon workers, hair braiders/dressers/barbers, sex workers, restaurant workers, artists, contract workers, construction workers, retail workers, daycare and child care providers, and others who lost their source of income during this crisis. We also want to support people living on fixed incomes, homeless individuals, and/or people who are food insecure who have relied on neighborhood food pantries that have shut down in this period.

The Bunker NY

Welcome to The Bunker Stream. As we obviously cannot gather our community publicly as we have been for over 17 years, we will be bringing you streaming video from the studios of our family of artists. We hope this helps everyone in our community stay connected. Big shout out to The Lot Radio for being massively helpful in facilitating this for us.

If you would like to make a donation, there are a number of ways you can do this. Neither The Bunker nor many of our artists have any regular income at all right now or for the foreseeable future, and could use all the help we can get. We are distributing whatever funds we can to various charities, artists, staff and other members of our Bunker family who have the most need right now. If you'd like to make a donation you can click the links above. We thank you from the bottom of our heart for your support through these hard times.

The Lot Radio

The Lot Radio is accepting donations as support to maintain their streaming service, artists and venue.

United We Stream

All donated proceeds will go to fund the clubs, employees and artists of these venues and in return they are offering free live streaming of these talented artists daily