Royal Theatrical Support Fund

The Royal Theatrical Fund – One-off Emergency Crisis Grant

Gemma Colley

The Royal Theatrical Fund – One-off Emergency Crisis Grant

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Our Emergency Grant Award is a one-off grant to help those that are not affected by illness or injury and do not fall under the usual remit of The RTF.

The aim of the one-off Crises Grant is to keep food on your table, keep you warm by easing a fuel crises, keep your phone connected, buy essential school uniform, white goods and if possible keep a roof over your head. If you cannot meet your essential needs due to an unforeseen change in your circumstances complete the application form.

Credit card and non-essential loan debts will not be considered.

ECG will run on an ad hoc basis. 


  • You must have worked professionally 7 years in the theatre industry and your main income should be within the business. This can include professional training.
  • Applicants must be based in the UK and have a UK bank account.
  • Applicants need to be in receipt of all benefits they are entitled to, and proof will need to be supplied.
  • Please note, no cash grants given.

We will be unable to process your application unless you supply the following:

  • A completed application form.
  • An up-to-date CV.
  • Evidence of Government benefits that clearly shows name and address.
  • Proof of any priority outstanding bills, arrears will need to be provided.

Further details about this fund and how to apply, can be found via THE RTF – ONE-OFF EMERGENCY CRISIS GRANT. – Royal Theatrical Fund (

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