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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at the Entertainment Community 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

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.

Small Business and Entrepreneur


Connects small business owners with the financing and advice it takes to create or grow healthy enterprises.

Actors Federal Credit Union

A cooperatively run, not-for-profit financial organization chartered in 1962 for the benefit of members of Actors' Equity Association. Today, any paid-up member of Equity, SAG-AFTRA, or member in good standing of any of 151 member organizations is eligible to apply.

Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

Network of dedicated procurement professionals working to help local businesses compete successfully in the government marketplace.

Bond Street

Online small business lender.

Business Town

Online magazine for small business owners.


A U.S. government site with information on small business loans and grants, and resources relevant to maintaining a small business.

Etsy: Craft Entrepreneurship Program

Empowers creative people in underserved communities to create pathways to entrepreneurship with Etsy. Provides hands-on education to help creative people use existing craft skills to create opportunities for earning supplemental income on Etsy's platform.

Foundation Center

The leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis and training it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. Provides a comprehensive database on U.S. grants and grant makers as well as research, education and training programs for entry level of philanthropy.


Online small business lender.

General Assembly

Offers full-time immersive programs, long-term courses and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century--from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals to data science, to product management and digital marketing.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Helps entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with access to education, financial capital and business support services.


Crowdfunding platform that empowers people to fund what matters to them.

Kauffman FastTrac

A flexible, 30-hour course with a proven framework to help support aspiring entrepreneurs start businesses and begin their journeys to success. Certified FastTrac Affiliates teach the courses in an interactive, group-oriented environment where participants are encouraged to network with one another to bolster their business ideas.


Crowdfunding platform that helps individuals raise funds for creative projects.