The founders of the Rainey Day Fund were supporting the artists they loved even before the project had a name.

Here are the recipients of Rainey Day grants:

Birds of Chicago Chastity Brown Tré Burt Antje Duvekot Izzy Heltai


Justin Hiltner Kaia Kater Amythyst Kiah Miko Marks Leyla McCalla


Jensen McRae Pamela Means Nikki Morgan Danni Nicholls Nickel&Rose


Joy Oladokun Rissi Palmer Brittney Spencer Violet Bell Wild Ponies


Jontavious Willis Yola Natalia Zukerman Indigenous Music Scholarship

Here are the recipients of Color Me Country grants: