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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.

Economic Impact of Connecticut's Film, Television, and Commercial Productions

Connecticut's film, television and commercial production industries collectively support 8,500 jobs and generate almost $2 billion in economic return. These industries promote Connecticut and contribute to the state's $10 billion tourism industry, which supports more than 145,000 jobs.

Job Postings

Connecticut Jobs

Connecticut Jobs is a local employment website for job seekers and employers.

Jobs in CT

Jobs in CT contains jobs by city, occupation, and type of work.

Work Connecticut

Permits posting of resumes and job search.

Individual Artists and Small Arts Organizations

Connecticut Commissions on Culture & Tourism

Connecticut Commissions on Culture & Tourism Artist Fellowship program has twenty to thirty-five awards for individual artists in the Connecticut.

Small Business and Entrepreneur

Central Connecticut State University's Institute of Technology and Business Development

Central Connecticut State University's Institute of Technology and Business Development provides business education and resources for individuals in Connecticut.

Connecticut Enterprise Center

The Connecticut Enterprise Center is a small business incubator which facilities a variety of new and growing business operations, sharing services, equipment, and experiences with other startup entrepreneurs.

Disaster-related assistance

Modest Needs

To help persons who have lost income or incurred unexpected household expenses as a result of a disaster, Modest Needs has a grant program. The application is available online.

Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund

The Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) is an emergency financial assistance fund of the Screen Actors Guild that can assist eligible members who are struggling with a financial, personal or medical crisis.

The Joan Mitchell Foundation

Has funding allocated specifically for emergency assistance to painters and sculptors affected by natural disasters.

Entertainment and Performing Arts Union and Guild Assistance Funds

Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund

The Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) is an emergency financial assistance fund of the Screen Actors Guild that can assist eligible members who are struggling with a financial, personal or medical crisis.

General Assistance

Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund

The Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) is an emergency financial assistance fund of the Screen Actors Guild that can assist eligible members who are struggling with a financial, personal or medical crisis.

Multi-Disciplines

Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund

The Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) is an emergency financial assistance fund of the Screen Actors Guild that can assist eligible members who are struggling with a financial, personal or medical crisis.

Resources Outside of the Entertainment Industry

British Charitable Society

Financial relief is provided for British residents of the six New England states and their children, based on need.

Support Groups and Services

Adoptive Parents Committee

The Adoptive Parents Committee is a non-profit parent support group comprised of volunteers dedicated to improving all aspects of adoption and interim (foster) care.

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