Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS restores grant amounts to pre-COVID levels

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has restored its grant amounts to pre-pandemic levels.

In June, BC/EFA awarded $2,135,000 to over 260 social service providers.

This was the third round of grants awarded this fiscal year.

The 2022 Broadway Cares National Grants Program awarded a total of $5,712,500, supporting 435 social service organizations in all 50 states, Washington, DC and Puerto Rico.

“The National Grants Program has been restored to pre-pandemic levels of 2019, and I cannot overstate what this means to me, the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Board of Directors, and all staff. “said executive director Tom Viola. “It will make a difference in how a wide variety of services can continue to be provided to hundreds of thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS, COVID and other serious and debilitating illnesses in New York and across the country. country. Well done and thank you to everyone who made this possible.

The National Broadway Cares Grants Committee, made up of 21 Broadway actors and stage managers, helped determine the grants.

Four specific categories were the subject of this round of financing.

These categories included direct services, emergency financial assistance, harm reduction programs and quality of life services.

In addition to the more than $5 million awarded through this round of grants, $8.2 million has been awarded to a handful of organizations, including The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), The Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, The Friedman Health Center, Artists Health Insurance Resource Center, The Dancers Resource, Addiction and Recovery Services, Senior Services and others.

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