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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.

National Endowment for The Arts

Supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community. Provides grants for creative workers and organizations in all areas of Arts & Entertainment.

National Governors Association Report

Report showing how states are making arts, culture and design a compelling part of their economic solutions.

National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts

A national service for a diverse constituency of non-profit organizations providing arts education in urban, suburban and rural communities.

National Hunger Hotline: 1-866-3-HUNGRY

Connects individuals in need to emergency food in their community, government assistance programs, and various social services.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. 1.800.273-8255 or 1.888.628.9554 (Spanish)

National Writers Union, UAW, Local 1981

Represents professional writers.

NEA Report on Artist Employment: 2014

Report profiling the employment picture for U.S. artists. Focuses on those who have secondary jobs as artists.

NEA Study: Artists and Arts Workers in the United States

Provides reliable national estimates of the number, variety and distribution of artists in the United States and identifies key similarities and differences between artists and other U.S. workers.

New Eyes for the Needy

Purchases new prescription eyeglasses for eligible low-income people through a voucher program. This site explains the program and how to apply, and identifies national programs that provide free eye exams.

New Music USA

Fostering connections, deepening knowledge, encouraging appreciation, and providing financial support for new music created in the United States.

No Film School

A community of filmmakers, video producers, and independent creatives provide info for other filmmaking professionals, including grant opportunities.

NYFA Source

A comprehensive database of awards, services and publications for artists in all disciplines.

Opera America

Listings of non-performance jobs available in Opera across the country - management, production, design, etc

Parenting.com

Contains information on pregnancy, babies, toddlers, children 2-13, activities, being a mother, recipes and family products and toys. The site also includes blogs, forums and links to child safety organizations, party planning, kids' games and other resources for parents.

Parenting.org

A service of Boys Town, this online resource provides parenting tips, advice, guidance and resources for parents.

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