We are all feeling the impact of COVID-19 and it can often seem like an endless feed of bad news. At Freelancer Club, we've joined a bunch of companies who are offering various services for free during the pandemic. All Freelancer Club members can gain access to our virtual events to help with development and support during this turbulent time. We're also giving every account £200 in Concierge Credits to spend on freelance hires. Here is a list of other companies who are helping out.
Audible.com - Audiobooks
Stream an incredible collection of books to learn, escape, inspire and capture the imagination.
Scribd - Audiobooks, eBooks
Free 30 day access to Scribd's digital library of millions of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazine articles.
NFL Gamepass - Sports
Love your American Football? Complimentary access to NFL Game Pass which includes: Game Replays. NFL Shows and Live NFL Network (excl. Canada, Mexico, China).
NBA On Demand - Sports
Complimentary on-demand access to all NBA League Pass content, with no credit card required. Basketball on tap!
Headspace - Meditation
Free access to the Headspace collection called Weathering the Storm. It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises to help you out, however you're feeling.
Balance - Meditation
Completely free one-year access to the Balance meditation app. Install, create an account, visit your profile and tap "Upgrade". Email for detailed instructions
Home School Piano - Music Lessons
Free access to anyone who is interested in learning the piano at home, which includes full access to HomeSchoolPiano Level 1 which takes most students 6 months to a year to complete. Available until September 1st.
Fender Play - Music Lessons
Access to Fender Play's guitar, bass and ukulele lessons free for 3 months to the first 500,000 who sign up.
Unity Learn - Software
Three months of complimentary access to Unity Learn Premium which includes courses, projects and tutorials to learn Unity.
NowTV - Entertainment
Free NowTV Kids Pass which includes 1000s of ad-free episodes, Inspirational Kids TV and 6 great channels, including Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network.
Rosetta Stone - Education (Languages)
Free, three month access to Rosetta Stone learning materials for students - though appears to be open to all.
Codecademy - Education
10,000 free scholarships available for Codecademy Pro to high school and college students across the world for the rest of the school year, with equal access to paid pro memberships.
Berliner Philharmoniker - Music
30 days of free access to the Digital Concert Hall with over 600 orchestral concerts, bonus videos and documentaries. Redeem by: 31st March 2020
Educate Plus - Education
Full access to all Educate Plus school textbooks and resources at Primary and Post-Primary level.
Blinkist - Book Summaries
30 days of free access to an expanded range of content on Blinkist. Register, download the app and enjoy.
Shopify - e-Commerce
Shopify has increased their free trial from 14 days to 90 days for new customers. Gift cards are also available on all plans now.
Epic Games - Gaming
Epic Games are offering World War Z free (RRP €34.99) on their store for a limited time. Platform: Offer Expires: April 2nd 2020
National Theatre - Entertainment
The National Theatre (UK) will be broadcasting some of its most popular productions weekly on Thursdays at 7 PM. Productions will also be on demand for 7 days after each broadcast.
Sadler Wells - Entertainment
Sadler Wells are launching a Digital Stage and will be screening productions as well as online dance workshops tailored for families with young children and over 60s to take part in at home.
365DataScience - Education
Access to all 365DataScience courses. Register with a free account. Expires: 15th April 2020
Cambridge Library - Education
Access to over 700 textbooks on Cambridge Core for third level students (college/university login required, free Coronavirus research access and trials of other online resources.) Expires: 1st May 2020
Archive.org - Education
Access to the Internet Archive's collection of 1.4 million (and growing) books in their new library, the National Emergency Library. Expires: June 30th 2020
Real Python - Education
Access to four paid courses on Real Python for free, forever. Includes course videos, sample code and downloadable materials.
Twinkl - Education Resources
Access to classroom and educational resources for teachers/parents to support learning from home - free. Access Codes: IRLTWINKLHELPS / UKTWINKLHELPS / PARENTSTWINKLHELPS
Collins - Education Resources
Free resources to help support your child's learning at home, while schools are closed.
David Walliams - Books
David Walliams is releasing a book reading for children every morning at 11 AM. See link for todays reading.
Own Your Goals Davina - Health and Wellbeing
Free 30 day access to workouts and nutritional information with Own Your Goals Davina, no credit card details required for sign up.
Montreux Jazz Festival - Music
Over 50 Festival concerts available to stream for free, including performances by Ray Charles, Wu-Tang Clan, Johnny Cash, Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, Deep Purple, Carlos Santana, and more. Access Code: FREEMJF1M
Ticketmaster - Music
Ticketmaster are maintaining a comprehensive and regularly updated list of live-stream gigs happening across the globe.
Met Opera - Music
Met launches "Nightly Met Opera Streams", a free series of encore Live in HD presentations streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure.
RGT Cycling - Sports
RGT Cycling, the new innovative virtual cycling platform, has today announced that it is making all of its Premium features available for free to all indoor cyclists, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Instruments - Education
National Instruments have made all online courses are available for free to the global engineering community. Offer Expires: April 30th 2020
Leaders of Tech - Technology
Leaders of Tech (LoT) is a cross-industry, peer-to-peer knowledge sharing community for current and future Tech Leaders, that is focused on the belief that innovation and new ideas are stimulated through collaboration. All workshops, conferences and meet-ups will be online only during this phase of the pandemic and membership is free during this period.
Wrike - Software
Wrike offer collaborative work management software which is perfect for people working remotely. They are providing their Professional edition free for 6 months
Bachtrack - Music
Bachtrack are curating a list of performances that can be streamed online from opera houses and theatres.
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