Theatres Trust’s Small Grants Programme, supported by The Linbury Trust, awards grants of up to £5,000 for essential works to to enable not-for-profit UK theatres to be viable and thrive in the future. The fund aims to support small projects that make a big impact to a theatre’s resilience, sustainability or accessibility.
Eligible projects include small capital works, the installation of key plant and machinery and works which make theatre buildings digital-ready. Applications are also welcome for projects that help theatres reopen as Covid-secure.
This scheme will prioritise improvements to buildings that protect theatre use and remove barriers to participation and attendance.
Please note that revenue and survey costs are ineligible. This fund is to support improvements and repairs to the building fabric, and the key plant and machinery or the purchase of key equipment (not software) to improve digital infrastructure.
To be eligible to apply to the scheme, applicants must demonstrate that they:
- own or manage theatres with titles or signed leases of more than five years on buildings in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
- run a year-round programme of live performance, of no less than 30 performances a year
- have a bona fide UK charitable or not-for-profit legal structure and be able to provide certified or audited accounts for at least two years
Deadline: Tuesday 3 May 2022, 12 noon
This fund is not managed by Funding for All. Please click ‘Find out more’ and contact the funder directly for more information.
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