Broadway Community Awards $2.1 Million in Essential Food Grants

The Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS food grants committee of actors and stage managers met January 24, 2019, and awarded $2,143,000 to 125 organizations nationwide, ensuring healthy meals will continue being served to the most vulnerable among us. “These food service grants from Broadway Cares will reach hundreds of thousands of men, women and children across […]

Saks & Broadway Cares Create Holiday ‘Theater of Dreams’

  Broadway moved a few blocks east for an evening when Saks Fifth Avenue unveiled its storied holiday window display and light show with the razzle-dazzle of 124 shimmering, high-spirited Broadway dancers. The magical, traffic-stopping performance on November 19, 2018, ushered in New York City’s holiday season as the dancers kicked off Saks’ holiday theme, […]

Emergency Grants to Help California Wildfire First Responders and Victims

  Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is awarding $225,000 in emergency grants to immediately help those battling and affected by the historically devastating wildfires spreading in California. On behalf of the entire theatre community – those onstage, offstage and in the audience – Broadway Cares is providing a $100,000 grant to Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation, […]

Register to Vote Alongside Broadway’s Best with #BeltTheVote

 Never has there been a more important “save the date” than Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Broadway stars and theatre fans across the country, with the support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and in partnership with When We All Vote, are coming together to #BeltTheVote this fall. The nonpartisan social media campaign aims to encourage […]

BroadwayWorld interview with Tom Viola

As Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS reaches its 30th year in existence, Executive Director Tom Viola recently discussed the history of the organization with BroadwayWorld.com founder and editor in chief, Robert Diamond. Viola has been executive director since 1996 and has been a part of the organization since its inception in 1988. BroadwayWorld.com: Going back to […]

Donations Fuel More Than $2 Million in Essential Food Grants

Across the country, from coast to coast, people are receiving the meals they so desperately need from food banks and meal delivery services, thanks to the incredible efforts of the theatre community and supporters of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The Broadway Cares food grants committee met February 8, 2018, and awarded $2,015,000 to 121 organizations, […]

Broadway Cares Awards Emergency Grants to Help Hurricane Survivors

  Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is awarding $575,000 in emergency grants to provide immediate, on-the-ground assistance to those battling the ravages of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. On behalf of the entire Broadway and Off-Broadway community, Broadway Cares is providing a $200,000 grant to the Hispanic Federation, $50,000 to […]

A Conversation with Tom Viola and Funders Concerned About AIDS

As longtime supporter of Funders Concerned About AIDS, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is proud to share this post from FCAA’s 30th anniversary blog series. Funders Concerned About AIDS mobilizes the leadership, ideas and resources of funders. Its blog series is highlighting organizations that have been on the front lines of funding the fight since its […]