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Tuesday, September 9, 2008, New York
(New York, NY) The STARRR (Substitute Teachers for the Arts and the Three R’s) has been a collaborative effort of The Actors Fund and the New York City Department of Education for the last five years.  This program has prepared Fund... Read more.
Thursday, August 21, 2008, New York
(New York, NY) – The Actors Fund, which helps almost 10,000 actors, dancers, musicians, singers and those behind-the-scenes in all facets of performing arts and entertainment, has announced that Barbara S. Davis has been promoted to Deputy... Read more.
Friday, July 18, 2008, New York
(New York, NY) – The Actors Fund, which helps close to 10,000 performing arts and entertainment professionals in need across the country each year, has launched an online store on its website, The store currently offers... Read more.
Monday, April 14, 2008, New York
(New York, NY) – Emmy-winning actress and singer Megan Mullally, who is currently playing Elizabeth in Mel Brooks’ musical version of Young Frankenstein on Broadway, will be hosting the 2008 Actors Fund Gala in New York on May 5th.... Read more.
Tuesday, July 10, 2007, New York
(New York, NY)  - Dozens of new items have been added to The Actors Fund’s online Auction of 1000 Stars and there are more to come.  This week’s hot ticket items include having a personal portrait painted by Peter Max, tickets... Read more.
Monday, January 8, 2007, New York
(New York) – For the last 125 years, The Actors’ Fund has been helping everyone – from those behind the scenes to those in front of the camera - who works in the entertainment industry.  To celebrate the 125th Anniversary, The... Read more.
Thursday, October 19, 2006, Los Angeles
(Los Angeles) –Keith McNutt, recently appointed Director of The Actors Fund Western Region, has hit the ground running.  In addition to announcing a new schedule of groups, seminars and workshops at the Los Angeles office of The Actors... Read more.
Thursday, October 19, 2006, New York
(Los Angeles) – The Actors’ Fund will be offering new groups and workshops this fall while it expands programming in the Los Angeles area.  The new programs were announced by Keith McNutt, recently appointed Director of The Actors... Read more.
Thursday, October 19, 2006, New York
(New York) - The Actors’ Fund is launching a series of new groups and workshops beginning in September.  The groups are offered free of charge and are open to all members of the entertainment and performing arts community.  Starting... Read more.
Monday, May 22, 2006, New York, NY
(Brooklyn, NY) - Construction is being launched on The Schermerhorn, a 217-unit supportive housing development in downtown Brooklyn.  The project is an innovative partnership between non-profit organizations, government and the private sector... Read more.