SAG-AFTRA Foundation Announces “Patron of the Artists Awards” Presenters and Performers Including Sara Bareilles, Kathy Bates, Kristen Bell, John Boyega, Andrew Garfield, Holly Hunter, Allison Janney, Anthony Mackie, Mandy Moore, Kumail Nanjiani, Gary Oldman, Ray Romano and Tracee Ellis Ross

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Event Takes Place Thursday, November 9 in Beverly Hills LOS ANGELES (October 31, 2017) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today several presenters and performers for the Patron of the Artists Awards which takes place Thursday, November 9 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. The evening will include musical performances by Sara Bareilles, Kristen Bell, Katharine McPhee, and Renee Olstead. Presenters to date include Kathy…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Lionel Richie With Inaugural “Recording Artists Inspiration Award”

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Event Takes Place Thursday, November 9, in Beverly Hills  LOS ANGELES (October 5, 2017) -- The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today Lionel Richie will be the first recipient of its inaugural Recording Artists Inspiration Award. The internationally-renowned singer-songwriter, record producer,…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation to Honor Kate Winslet with “Actors Inspiration Award”

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Event Takes Place Thursday, November 9, in Beverly Hills LOS ANGELES (September 14, 2017) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today it will bestow its Actors Inspiration Award to critically-acclaimed actress and philanthropist Kate Winslet, highlighting her career achievements and honoring her charitable work. The nonprofit’s Patron of the Artists Awards celebration will also honor director/producer Judd Apatow, Academy Award® winning director Kathryn Bigelow, and Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation and SAG-AFTRA Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund Seed Hurricane Relief Fund with $400,000 to Aid SAG-AFTRA Members Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

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Organizations partner with The Actors Fund to administer the relief efforts on the ground Los Angeles (September 11, 2017) - The SAG-AFTRA Foundation and the SAG-AFTRA Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) have created a Hurricane Relief Fund specifically…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation to Honor Judd Apatow, Kathryn Bigelow & Ted Sarandos with its “Patron of the Artists Awards”

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Event Takes Place Thursday, November 9 in Beverly Hills  LOS ANGELES (August 1, 2017) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today it will bestow its Patron of the Artists Awards to celebrated director/writer/producer Judd Apatow, Academy Award®-winning director/producer Kathryn Bigelow, and visionary Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos. The award honors industry leaders who are champions of the arts and whose history of fostering creativity and creating opportunities for actors has…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation to honor Rashida Jones with its Actors Inspiration Award

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  Accolade To Be Presented At 8th Annual Los Angeles Golf Classic On Monday, June 12th LOS ANGELES (June 6, 2017) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today that Emmy®-nominated actress Rashida Jones will receive its Actors Inspiration Award, an honor recognizing artists who give back to the community by championing worthy philanthropic causes which make a difference in the world. On Monday, June 12th, the award will be presented to…

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Viola Davis reads children’s book Rent Party Jazz for Storyline Online® in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month

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Oscar winning actress lends her voice to support SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s children’s literacy initiative LOS ANGELES (April 17, 2017) – Academy Award winner Viola Davis (Fences, How to Get Away With Murder) shines a light on the unsung tradition of rent parties for Jazz Appreciation Month in the newest Storyline Online® (storylineonline.net) video released today by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. Davis reads the critically acclaimed children’s book Rent Party Jazz (storylineonline.net/rent-party-jazz) written…

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