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Tips on How to Apply for COVID Financial Support

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There is a ton of information out there about applying for financial support in the age of COVID. Unfortunately, there’s too much information and it can be really overwhelming. That’s why Shalaco decided to make the video below. As he told me in an email:

As a photographer I lost 100% of my income due to the Covid-19 crisis. I’ve applied to every form of financial support out there and recently had a lot of success. I want to share what I’ve learned with these tips for applying for financial resources for photographers, creatives, or really anyone.

The video is broken down into the following themes:

Setting Your Goals
Where to Find Financial Assistance
Prioritizing Applications
Organizing and Streamlining
Getting Unstuck

Watch it below so you can get the help you need. And make sure to spread the word:

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