The Actors Fund: A Great Hidden Resource for Musicians

The Actors Fund - A Resource for Musicians 2

Not just for SAG members – The Actors Fund serves musicians, dancers, and everyone in entertainment

Did you know that The Actors Fund isn’t just for actors?

Founded in 1882, The Actors Fund is for ALL professionals in entertainment and assists more than 21,000 performing artists a year across the country, more than 5,000 of whom are in the Western Region.

With offices in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, the Fund has long supported the musical community in managing the demands of a life in music. Guild, union or Actors Fund memberships are not required to get assistance.

From actors to dancers and musicians, a wide range of entertainment professionals are represented on the Fund’s Board of Directors, including Local 47 President John Acosta, who serves on the Western Council board. To assist AFM Local 47 musicians, The Actors Fund offers the following free and confidential services:

Social services and emergency financial assistance
Employment and training services
Health insurance counseling
Information on affordable housing

The Actors Fund also offers a host of free workshops and seminars serving the interests and needs of everyone in the entertainment industry.

For additional information about these services, visit or call 323.933.9244.

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