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September 28, 2020 Press Release

The Actors Fund Announces Election of New Members to Board of Trustees

The Actors Fund announces election of new members to Board of Trustees: Award-winning producer, director, choreographer, author, dancer and actor Debbie Allen; Nancy S. Macmillan; Elizabeth Reiko Kubota Whitney; and Netflix Vice President, Talent Allison Wright

September 1, 2020 Press Release

Brave Hearts For Broadway To Stream “Let Us Entertain You” Video Performance by Frontline and Essential Workers

The Actors Fund and Brave Hearts for Broadway present Let Us Entertain You, a very special video event that will bring together a performance from frontline and essential workers to support The Fund, give back to the theater industry and celebrate the performing arts.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

COBRA Subsidy: Contact Your Reps

It is time that Congress pass the next federal relief package to protect the American worker from the economic consequences of the COVID-19 public health crisis.

July 7, 2020 Press Release

The Cast of Freeform’s "The Fosters" To Reunite For Special One-night-only Event to Benefit the Actors Fund

The Actors Fund is proud to announce a special one-night-only streaming event reuniting the cast of Freeform’s hit television show “The Fosters” on Thursday, July 16 at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT exclusively on and

July 1, 2020 Events & Performances

An Update on Ragtime

Due to the ever changing parameters of what is happening with COVID-19, and for the safety of all involved, the one-night-only benefit concert of Ragtime is POSTPONED.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

The Actors Fund Launches Every Artist Insured Campaign Expanding Health Insurance Counseling and Enrollment Support for Performing Arts & Entertainment Professionals

The Actors Fund announced the Every Artist Insured campaign today to enhance their free and confidential health insurance counseling and enrollment support services.

June 22, 2020 Press Release

Season of Concern Donates $175,000 to Support the Actors Fund in Chicago and Their Services for Performing Arts & Entertainment Professionals

Season of Concern, a non-profit dedicated to providing financial assistance to Chicagoland theater practitioners, has donated $175,000 to The Actors Fund to support their services in Chicago for the performing arts and entertainment community.

June 19, 2020 Press Release

Celebrating Juneteenth–Listen, Learn, Act

The Actors Fund is committed to listening to & learning from Black voices in our performing arts & entertainment community & beyond.

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June 18, 2020 Press Release

Celebrating Pride with the LGBTQIA+ Community

The Actors Fund joins in celebrating the diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community.

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June 15, 2020 Press Release

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Dignity for All

To build upon our pledge to support equality for all and condemn systemic racism, we are working to expand programs so that they reflect the nuances of our community and the topics that need to be addressed.