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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.

Mobilization for Justice

Mobilization for Justice offers free legal assistance to low-income individuals regarding issues in a variety of areas, including employment, government benefits, immigration, and bankruptcy. Call 212.417.3700.

Model Alliance

Through strategic research, policy initiatives and campaigns, promotes fair treatment, equal opportunity, and more sustainable practices in the fashion industry.


Community service program of the NYC Bar Association, providing free consultations with volunteer lawyers. The consultation is a chance to discuss questions you may have about a legal issue or process, and an opportunity to have a lawyer help you figure out what to do next.

Motion Picture Studio Mechanics, IATSE Local 52

Local 52 is divided into seven “crafts” that perform different functions on a production: Property, Grip, Electric, Shopcraft, Sound, Video and Allied/Medic.

Movement Research

Valuing the individual artist, their creative process & their vital role within society, Movement Research is dedicated to the creation and implementation of free and low-cost programs that nurture and instigate discourse & experimentation.

National Art Education Association

Promotes art education through professional development, service, advancement of knowledge and leadership.

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Contains information for families including publications (brochures, articles, books & journals) on early education and child development. They administer "Young Children," an award winning peer reviewed journal on a range of young children issues that is published bi-monthly.

National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET-CWA, Local 11)

Represents engineers and employees who work at NBC Universal, NBA Entertainment, RAI -Radiotelevisione Italiana, Time Warner Cable, Bronxnet, and other video and audio production companies in the NY Metro area.

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Online guide to learning disabilities, early literacy and learning resources, as well as support center for adolescents and adults with learning disabilities. T

National Eating Disorders Association

Supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.

National Endowment for The Arts

Supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community. Provides grants for creative workers and organizations in all areas of Arts & Entertainment.

National Governors Association Report

Report showing how states are making arts, culture and design a compelling part of their economic solutions.

National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts

A national service for a diverse constituency of non-profit organizations providing arts education in urban, suburban and rural communities.

National Hunger Hotline: 1-866-3-HUNGRY

Connects individuals in need to emergency food in their community, government assistance programs, and various social services.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. 1.800.273-8255 or 1.888.628.9554 (Spanish)