FUNDING: Theatres Trust Small Grants – next deadline 7 June

This scheme provide grants for essential works to enable not-for-profit theatres across the UK to be viable and thrive in the future.

Grants are made of up to £5,000 for eligible projects. These include small capital works, the installation of key plant and machinery and works which make theatre buildings digital-ready.

To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate that they:

  • own or manage theatres with titles or signed leases of more than 5 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.

Priority will be given to improvements to buildings that protect theatre use and remove barriers to participation and attendance.

Revenue and survey costs are ineligible.

The next deadlines for applications are:

  • 12 noon on 7 June 2024
  • 12 noon on Friday 17 January 2025.

For the full details, visit the Theatres Trust website.