Be a current resident of Los Angeles County
Be between the ages of 18 and 30
Earned income in the last 12 months from the creative economy (e.g. cultural, artistic, and design-related goods and services)
Experienced a loss of income as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Safer at Home initiative, and/or social distancing policy
Have not yet received a grant from MAF through our CA College Student Support Fund, LA Young Creatives Fund, or Immigrant Families Fund.
Step 1: PRE-APPLY – Submit a pre-application today.
Step 2: APPLY – Depending on eligibility, equity, and available funding, we may invite you to submit a full grant application. If you are invited, you will receive an email from MAF inviting you to submit your full application in our secure portal.
Step 3: APPROVAL – If we approve your application, we will deposit a $500 grant directly into your bank account within 2-5 business days.
Please note: there is no guarantee that we will be able to provide assistance. We’re working hard to find additional resources from foundations and donations.