Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund (MMBF)

Arts & Culture

Grants of up to £25,000 are available to schools and not-for-profit organisations within the performing arts and film industry around the UK. The aim of the fund is to assist aspiring actors and filmmakers in the start-up and expansion phases of their career. The Fund also forms partnerships with organisations in the performing arts and filmmaking sector to improve their projects and operations. Funding is available for the following:

  • Projects that benefit young creative people
  • Initiating new course/programme
  • Purchasing equipment
  • Renovation or building of arts related facility, such as an arts centre, library or drama club
  • Arts related project/event

For more information and to apply please click here.

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