Grants of up to £5,000 are available to help not-for-profit theatres to make coronavirus/COVID-19-related adaptions and prepare for reopening.
To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Own or manage theatres with titles or signed leases of more than five years on buildings in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
- Demonstrate that they run a regular theatre programme of professional, community and/or amateur work presenting 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.
The scheme will run on a rolling basis throughout 2020.