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  • Writer's pictureOlivia Fortunato

Applications are now open – Emergency Support Program



The Frankie Manning Foundation Emergency Support Program provides financial assistance for Full-time Lindy Hop professionals who have had unanticipated loss of income because of cancellations due to the COVID-19 outbreak and are now having difficulties paying for food, rent, medical bills, childcare, and other basic necessities.


  1. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to preserving and passing on the legacy of the Lindy Hop that originated in the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem.

  2. 90% or more of your income must be derived from Lindy Hop related work – FMF is currently supporting Full-Time Lindy Hop Instructors, Organizers, and people whose main source of income is Lindy Hop.

  3. You must have experienced a loss of 90% or more of your income as the direct result of COVID-19 cancellations for the months of March, April, and May 2020 – FMF is currently offering support for income losses for Spring 2020

  4. You must be in pressing need of assistance to cover important expenses such as food, rent, medical bills, childcare, and other necessities. FMF is prioritizing Lindy Hop Professionals with the most pressing need.

APPLICATION DEADLINE ⭐ April 9th, 2020 ⭐

➡️ Please follow the link to learn more and to start an application:

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