Local Member Benefits

Local Member Benefits

Philadelphia Casting Hotline

To find out the latest casing opportunities in the Philadelphia area call (212) 827-1420.

The Philadelphia Spotlight

The Philadelphia Spotlight, the official e-newsletter of SAG-AFTRA Philadelphia, is emailed to active members on a quarterly basis and contains important news, event notifications and updates of interest to all members in Pennsylvania. Keep informed by making sure the union has your current email address.

SAG-AFTRA Conservatory

Coming soon to the Philadelphia Local! Watch here for updates.

AFTRA Foundation

The AFTRA Foundation is building for the future of performers, broadcasters, and recording artists.Founded by the AFTRA National Board of Directors in 1997 as a separate legal entity from the union, the AFTRA Foundation is a charitable and educational organization funded through tax-deductible voluntary contributions, grants, and bequests—not SAG-AFTRA member dues—to support projects outside the scope of normal activities of SAG-AFTRA, including charitable endeavors, special conferences, studies, seminars, and other events. For more information, contact AFTRA Foundation, at AFTRAFoundation@sagaftra.org.

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation enhances the lives of actors by investing in programs which help them in their professional endeavors. Their financial assistance, catastrophic health, educational and literacy programs reflect the concerns and interests of SAG-AFTRA members as well as their desire to "give back" to their communities. The SAG Foundation is independent from SAG-AFTRA but offers substantive services to union members, free of charge. For details please visit www.sagfoundation.org or call (323) 549-6708. Catastrophic Health Fund: http://www.sagfoundation.org/programs/catastrophic

The Actor's Fund

The Actors Fund is a resource for all entertainment professionals in need, crisis or transition. It provides social services and emergency financial assistance, employment and training, housing and health services. Call (323) 933-9244 or go to www.actorsfund.org.

AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union

From Coogan accounts to savings and checking accounts, auto and home loans, investments, retirement and estate planning, AFTRA-SAG FCU provides superior financial services to everyone in the business of entertaining. Like you, our goal is to exceed expectations - to outperform at every stage. For more information go to www.aftrasagfcu.org.

Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund Assists Members in Need

The Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) s an emergency financial assistance fund of the SAG-AFTRA and serves members in the New York region and all locals East of Omaha, Nebraska which includes: Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Miami (which includes members in Alabama and Puerto Rico), New Orleans, Atlanta, Nashville, Philadelphia and Washington-Baltimore. This program is administered through the Actors Fund of America, (212) 221-7300, Ext. 119.

 The MPPWF is designed to assist eligible members who are struggling with a financial, personal or medical crisis. Financial assistance is available for rent, utilities, mental health and medical care as well as other basic living expenses. 

Member Benefits