Broadway Cares and programs and affiliates of Broadway Cares

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Since 1988, BC/EFA has raised more than $285 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative and the Samuel J. Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts. Broadway Cares also awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations in all 50 states. Two programs of Broadway Cares are Classical Action: Performing Arts Against AIDS and Dancers Responding to AIDS. Classical Action draws upon the talents, resources and generosity of the classical, opera and jazz communities and Dancers Responding to AIDS works in collaboration with the professional dance community to raise money for those battling HIV/AIDS and other critical illnesses. BC/EFA also serves as fiscal sponsor for the following five organizations. Artists Striving to End Poverty connects performing and visual artists with underserved youth in the United States and abroad to transform lives through art. Broadway Green Alliance is an industry-wide initiative that educates, motivates and inspires the theatre community and its patrons to adopt environmentally friendlier practices. Broadway Impact is a community of actors, directors, stage managers, producers and fans united by the simple belief that everyone should have the freedom to marry. Broadway Serves provides a forum for open discourse on issues that affect us all and opportunities for community service to Broadway and theatre professionals. R.Evolución Latina utilizes the arts through educational and collaborative programming to empower the Latino community to discover their full potential.