Bernie Myerson Emergency Grant

The Pioneers Assistance Fund has waived the five-year employment eligibility for those needing a Bernie Myerson Emergency Grant due to THE FIRES IN NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Anyone who contacts us is eligible to receive a one-time $150 grant, no application required.

Please call (888) 994-3863 or email to see how we can help.


For when the unexpected happens

With the Bernie Myerson Emergency Grant, the Pioneers Assistance Fund serves members of the motion picture entertainment industry (exhibition, distribution and trade services) who are in need of emergency funding.

Temporary financial aid for:

  • Housing
  • Utilities
  • Food
  • Burial or Cremation

Requires five recent, qualifying years of employment in the motion picture entertainment industry.

To request an application for financial aid, please call (888) 994-3863, ext. 6003, or email us.

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