Emergency Financial Assistance
The Actors Fund
U.S. Citizens and residents
The Actors Fund has partnered with other entertainment industry organizations to provide emergency financial assistance to those in immediate financial need. Funds are available to union and non-union workers in entertainment and the performing arts.
- One-time grant for those unable to pay for basic living expenses like food, housing or health care
- Open to everyone who works in performing arts and entertainment including theater, film, television, music and dance. Those who work on stage, on camera or behind the scenes are encouraged to apply
- Must have entertainment industry earnings over $6,500 for three out of the last five years. Income from teaching does not qualify. Dancers must was document three years of recent dance earnings of at least $2,000 a year