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June 23, 2022 Press Release

THE ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY FUND NAMES NEW HOLLYWOOD ARTS COLLECTIVE ARTS AND RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS AFTER RITA MORENO AND CICELY TYSON

The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund) announced that the two buildings of The Hollywood Arts Collective will be named in celebration of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner Rita Moreno, and in memory of the late acclaimed theater and screen legend Cicely Tyson.
June 9, 2022 In The News

Playbill: See Brian Stokes Mitchell, Andrew Barth Feldman, More Celebrate 140 Years of the Entertainment Community Fund

The Entertainment Community Fund celebrated its birthday at Junior’s Restaurant June 8th.
June 8, 2022 In The News

CBS Mornings: The Actors Fund's Impact on Entertainment

For more than 140 years, the Actors Fund – now known as the Entertainment Community Fund – has served as a lifeline to the millions of people working in entertainment. Vladimir Duthiers speaks with people on how the fund has impacted the entertainment industry over time.
June 1, 2022 Press Release

THE ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY FUND ANNOUNCES SPECIAL BENEFIT PERFORMANCE FOR THE CELEBRATED BROADWAY PRODUCTION OF MEREDITH WILLSON’S “THE MUSIC MAN”

Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund) announced that the celebrated Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man is adding a Special Performance on the evening of Sunday, August 28 at 8 pm ET to benefit the Fund at the Winter Garden Theatre.
May 14, 2022 In The News

NY1: The Actors’ Fund rebrands to more inclusive name: the Entertainment Community Fund

Tony Award-winning actor Brian Stokes Mitchell sits down with Frank Dilella to talk about The Actors’ Fund’s decision to change its name to the Entertainment Community Fund after 140 years.
May 11, 2022 In The News

Forbes: After 140 Years, The Actors Fund Changes Its Name

The Actors Fund is now the Entertainment Community Fund
May 10, 2022 In The News

THR: The Actor’s Fund Becomes the Entertainment Community Fund, a Name Change 140 Years in the Making

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, fund president and CEO Joseph Benincasa explains why the name change happened now — and why it better represents the organization's century-old mission.
May 10, 2022 Press Release

THE ACTORS FUND ANNOUNCES NEW NAME: ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY FUND

The Actors Fund announced at its Annual Gala on May 9, 2022 that, effective immediately, they have changed their name to Entertainment Community Fund.
February 28, 2022 Press Release

THE ACTORS FUND TO HONOR PARAMOUNT’S BOB BAKISH AND THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION’S ROBERT E. WANKEL AT 2022 GALA EVENTS IN LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK CITY

The Actors Fund announced the Spring return of The Actors Fund Gala on Monday, May 9, 2022, with a simultaneous live broadcast at events in New York City and Los Angeles and a national private stream for people to watch around the country.

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