The founders of the Rainey Day Fund were supporting the artists they loved even before the project had a name. Here are some of the recipients of Rainey Day grants:

Birds of Chicago Chastity Brown Tré Burt Antje Duvekot Izzy Heltai

 

Kaia Kater Amythyst Kiah Miko Marks Leyla McCalla Pamela Means

 

Danni Nicholls Nickel&Rose Joy Oladokun Rissi Palmer Brittney Spencer

 

Wild Ponies Jontavious Willis Yola Natalia Zukerman Indigenous Music Scholarship