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Merger of Nonprofits Supporting Dancers Leads to Growth

Career Transition for Dancers (CTFD) was a national counseling and scholarship organization helping newly retired dancers move into second careers. The Actor’s Fund (AF) provides assistance to performing arts and entertainment industry professionals including social services, healthcare, employment, housing, and emergency financial assistance. Despite its success, CTFD recognized that it needed to be part of a larger organization to sustain its programs. A merger with AF provided the answer for both organizations to have sustained growth and serve a larger population. The The SeaChange-Lodestar Fund for Nonprofit Collaboration funded some of the one-time costs of the merger.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $15,000

Year Granted: 2015

Grantee: The Actor's Fund (AF)

Location: National

Grantee Website: The Actor's Fund (AF)