SAG-AFTRA Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund | Actors Fund

SAG-AFTRA Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund

SAG-AFTRA Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) is an emergency financial assistance fund that can assist eligible members who are struggling with a financial, personal or medical crisis.

SAG-AFTRA contracts with The Actors Fund to administer the MPPWF, as well as provide an array of services to meet each member’s needs. Services include:

  • Counseling and referrals for personal, family or work-related problems
  • Links to community resources for legal services, elder care, entitlement benefits or child care
  • Workshops on affordable housing, financial education and health insurance options
  • Financial assistance is available for rent, utilities, mental health and medical care, as well as other basic living expenses
  • Grants are approved on a case-by case basis, based on need


All SAG-AFTRA members should feel free to call The Actors Fund for information, referrals and access to our social services. To be eligible for financial assistance from MPPWF you must be:

  • Living in the New York tri-state area or a member of one of the following locals: Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Michigan, Missouri Valley, Nashville, New England, New Orleans, New York, Ohio-Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Twin Cities and Washington - Mid Atlantic
  • A SAG-AFTRA member for at least six dues periods
  • A member in good standing at the time of application or be vested for pension purposes
  • Able to document a need for emergency financial assistance

For Assistance, Please Contact:

For more information and an application, please contact our regional office closest to you.

New York City
212.221.7300, ext. 119


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