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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.

Individual Artists and Small Arts Organizations


Online crowdfunding tool for funding creative projects.

Leeway Foundation

Leeway Foundation supports individual women artists, arts programs, and arts organizations, with a focus on the Greater Philadelphia region, in order to help them achieve personal and community transformation.

LEF Foundation

Offers funding opportunities for individual artists in California.

Louisiana Division of the Arts

Louisiana Division of the Arts awards fellowships to individual artists in all genres.

Maryland State Arts Council

Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards are grants awarded to Maryland artists through an anonymous, competitive prices to encourage and sustain their pursuit of artistic excellence.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has funding that allows individual artists living in New Jersey to create and present their work.

Nevada Arts Council

Nevada Artists Council awards fellowships and "Jackpot" grants to individual artists.

New York Foundation for the Arts

One of the largest grant makers to individual artists.

NYFA Source

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

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts offers links to services for Pennsylvania artists.

Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Provides financial grants for recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both.

Puffin Foundation

Provides grants to emerging artists in the fields of art, photography, music, theater, dance and literature whose works due to their genre and/or social philosophy might have difficulty being aired.

Silicon Valley Creates

Selects the Santa Clara County region's finest artists through a competitive process, using independent expert panels, and honors these artists with unrestricted cash prizes at an Artist Laureate celebration.

Springboard for the Arts

A non-profit artist service organization that cultivates a vibrant arts community by connecting artists with the skills, contacts, information and services they need to make a living and a life.

The Arts & Business Council of New York

Provides support to NYC arts organizations, including pro bono business consultation, and workshops in art management and marketing.