During times of crisis, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Emergency Assistance program provides financial assistance to eligible SAG-AFTRA members and their families for basic expenses, including but not limited to rent, utilities and car insurance.
To be eligible, a SAG-AFTRA member must be active for at least five years and have earned $15,000 over the last five years. Active members over the age of 55 who have earned $2000 per year for 10 years are eligible to apply. Members who are on Honorable Withdrawal who meet one of these eligibility requirements may apply.
Terminated, suspended payment or fee-paying non-members are not eligible to apply.