This tool was created by Artist Trust to assist artists with determining their lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic and could be helpful when applying for emergency funding, unemployment, and other financial assistance. To learn more about our work, please visit


  1. Download this excel sheet
  2. Fill out the table based on work that has been canceled for the month. This could include work as an independent contractor or official employee, as well as separate gigs.
  3. The table will automatically calculate your loss total for you. For this reason, when referring to a gig, please use the number 1 in Column D.
  4. Your running monthly total will be at the very bottom on the table.