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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.


New Hampshire's emergency preparedness website helps individuals, families, businesses and other organizations prepare for emergencies.

Provides a database with local hubs for emergency recovery, including resource, assistance requests, and volunteer/donation opportunities.

South Carolina Arts Commission: Readiness, Response and Recovery For Arts Professionals

The South Carolina Arts Commission provides preparedness and recovery tools to create a disaster plan that will help artists and arts organizations function during an emergency and recover afterwards.

State of Alabama Emergency Management Agency

Alabama's coordinating agency for disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Provides frequent updates regarding evacuation routes, weather alerts, hazard mitigation and more.—Hurricane Irma

Provides general information and links for resources on Hurricane Irma from the official website of the United States government.


Community Food Bank of New Jersey

Use this website to find a food pantry, soup kitchen or shelter anywhere in New Jersey.

Disaster SNAP/Food Stamp Program

Provides replacement benefits for regular food stamp recipients who lose food in a disaster and extends benefits to many households which would not ordinarily be eligible but suddenly need food assistance. The benefits are delivered via Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards, which can expedite and mainstream the relief process for victims. Contact your state's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to apply.

Florida Legal—Hurricane Irma Disaster Resources

Provides legal assistance and a resource for local information concerning federal benefits, mortgage relief, Medicaid, temporary assistance for families, nutritional programs and Hurricane Food packages.

Houston Food Bank

Provides information on accessing disaster food distribution sites.

NYC Food Bank Locator

Tool to locate food pantries, soup kitchens and senior centers throughout New York City.

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

The Regional Food Bank is the largest private hunger-relief organization in the state of Oklahoma.



Helps artists and arts organizations be prepared for the unexpected, and ready to continue business after an emergency. An initiative of South Arts.

CERF+ Artists' Relief Exchange

Provides a place for the general public to donate art supplies and other items to artists in need, and for artists in need to find donated items to continue their art careers.

Florida Division of Cultural Affairs (FDCA)

Advances, supports and promotes arts and culture to strengthen the economy and quality of life for all Floridians. Provides grant resources for artists as well emergency preparedness information.

Studio Protector: The Artist's Guide to Emergencies

An information toolkit to help artists be disaster ready and disaster resilient. A self-help resource geared for artists at all career levels. Includes information for before, during and after emergencies to protect, salvage and recover artwork and work spaces.