Actors' Benevolent Fund
Cares for actors and theatrical stage managers unable to work because of poor health, an accident or frail old age. Includes a history, guide for applicants, and how to support their programmes.
Architects Benevolent Society
Set up in 1850 by leading architects to help colleagues and their dependents; includes a history and details of their grants and loans schemes, with contacts and news.
Retirement home for people aged over 70 who have worked professionally as actors, from anywhere in the UK. Includes information on application and fees.
Musicians Benevolent Fund
Established to help professional musicians and related professions at times of crisis, or with the challenges of disability and growing older; also offers grants and awards for talented young artists. Includes details of their schemes, how to support, and contacts.
Ralph and Merial Richardson Foundation
Established by Lady Meriel (Mu) Richardson after the untimely death of the Richardsons' only son, Charles, to relieve the need, hardship or distress of British actors and actresses.
The Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain
Britain's oldest musical charity provides assistance to people working in the music profession and their dependents when in need. Includes their history and contacts, with details of their scheme.
The Royal Theatrical Fund
Provides support for people of all ages who have worked in the entertainment industry. Includes a history, how to support them, and a guide to their grants, allowances, and support services.
The Theatrical Guild
Exists to help all in need who have been or currently are employed in the professional theatre; including backstage and front of house staff. Provides a guide to assistance available, history, and contacts.