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AGMA Relief Fund

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Any AGMA member in good standing is encouraged to apply for financial assistance through the AGMA Relief Fund.

Guidelines

Eligibility

  1. Applicant must be a member in good standing or on honorable withdrawal. “Joining members” in good standing (those who have been a member of AGMA for less than a year) will be allowed to obtain 50% of the benefits available.
  1. Assistance can only be provided once in a calendar year for those requests that are unrelated to extenuating medical circumstances.  Assistance is for true hardship. Based on the year.
  1. Maximum amount of a grant should not exceed $1,000.00.

Categories of Assistance

  1. Working professionals – unable to earn enough to cover expenses but with no extenuating circumstances. Requesters who did not receive assistance in 2020 can provide up to $750.00 for basic living expenses. Other requestors, AGMA can provide up to $600.00 for basic living expenses.
  1. Those with extenuating medical circumstances assistance, can be provided up to $1,000.00.  AGMA cannot cover hospital or medical bills for the uninsured over this amount.

Additional documentation needed:

  1. A copy of your current membership card OR confirmation of membership status by the AGMA membership department (email membership@musicalartists.org with the subject line “AGMA Relief Fund Membership Verification”); you must be a member in good standing and current through December 2021.
  1. You will need to complete an application from The Actors Fund.

Before you begin, make sure you have:

  • Most recent bank statement (not printout from ATM)
  • Current lease or mortgage/maintenance

AGMA contracts with The Actors Fund to administer this program nationally as well as to provide comprehensive social services.

For additional information, please contact The Actors Fund at 212.221.7300 or contact the regional office closest to you:

New York City
800.221.7303
intakeny@actorsfund.org

Chicago
312.372.0989
intakechicago@actorsfund.org

Los Angeles
888.825.0911
intakela@actorsfund.org

For emergencies on evenings and weekends only, call 212.621.7780.

To find out more about the services provided by the Actors Fund, please visit here.


Donations

Mail Checks to:

AGMA Relief Fund

P.O. Box 908

New York, NY  10108

Wire Transfers to AGMA Relief Fund

Information for wire transfer to AGMA Relief Fund from outside USA:

Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas
BIC : BKTRUS33
A/c# 42938566
I/N/O:AGMA Relief Fund

Information for wire transfer to AGMA Relief Fund from within USA:

Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas
ABA#021001033
A/c# 42938566
I/N/O AGMA Relief Fund

Deutsche Bank address:

Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas
60 Wall Street 14th Floor
New York, NY 10005

OR CONTACT

Susan Davison
(800) 543-2462
sdavison@musicalartists.org

The AGMA Relief Fund is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, administered by The Actors Fund. All contributions are tax-deductible.

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