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Screen Actors Guild - Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund

Program Description

The Screen Actors Guild -Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) is an emergency financial assistance fund of the Screen Actors Guild  for members living east of Omaha, Nebraska.  The MPPWF can assist eligible members who are struggling with a financial, personal or medical crisis. The Screen Actors Guild contracts with The Actors Fund to administer the MPPWF as well as provide an array of services to meet each members needs.

Services include counseling and referrals for personal, family or work-related problems, linkage to community resources for legal services, elder care, entitlement benefits or child care.  Workshops are offered on affordable housing, financial education as well as 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.

Program Eligibility

All SAG 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 east of Omaha, Nebraska.
  • A SAG 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.

Contact Information

For additional information and an application, please contact:

The Actors Fund Intake Unit
Eastern Region
212.221.7300 ext. 119
intakeny@actorsfund.org

Central Region
312.372.0989
shaught@actorsfund.org