Across 8 governments internationally over £3.6bn has been committed to the arts industry as bailout as part of policies to restart the economy in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
Here in UK The Theatre Artist Support Fund has recently been set up to provide emergency support for theatre workers and freelancers across the UK. It is for theatre professionals who are in need of urgent and critical financial support due to the devastating impact of Covid-19 on the theatre sector.
The Fund has been made possible from a generous donation from Netflix. Click here to learn more.
The 2025 Trust Fund has been set up as part of The New Greatest Show on Earth project for the future of the industry, it will be opened to Grant Applications in 2025 that individuals, venues and organisations will be able to apply. The monies that will make up the fund will be from donations, funders and investors and a percentage of the profits from The New Greatest Show on Earth events.
The applications will be processed at local level and funds made available through local theatres.
If you would like to donate to the 2025 Trust Fund click here