We seek support from charitable Trusts and Grant Makers in line with our ambitions to create One Million Hippodrome Moments.
The funds donated are vital for us to sustain and expand our charitable work across four key areas of our Strategic Plan:
- Artistic Investment
- Community and Festivals
- Education and Life-Long Learning
- Capital Plans
From supporting innovative arts commissions to audience development initiatives, trusts and foundations help provide a bedrock of support for our work beyond the main stage.
You can read more about how Trust funding has made a big difference to our reach and impact via the case studies below.
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation have made a £200,000 grant over four years from 18/19 towards our strategic plans.
Their support will provide a significant springboard for our plans to create One Million Hippodrome Moments by 2021.
Their support will help invest in key Artistic Staffing to bring our plans to life and ensure everyone is welcome at Birmingham Hippodrome.
Arts Connect West Midlands
Arts Connect West Midlands have invested £70,000 over 2 years from 17/18 through their Partnership Investment Programme to launch our Hippodrome Education Network.
This will enable us to engage with 17 targeted schools in disadvantaged areas of Birmingham & the West Midlands to provide year-round access to arts and culture....
We are delighted HSBC have provided a Corporate Grant of £15,000 in 18/19 towards the expansion of our Relaxed Performance Programme.
Their support, together with other trust and grant investors, will help us expand this programme to deliver 8 Relaxed Performances reaching over 5,000 people with Autism and complex disabilities.
The Saintbury Trust
The Saintbury Trust donated a grant of £10,000 towards the talent development of young actors with learning disabilities.
We worked with Open Theatre Company, Metro Boulot Dodo and the young actors to mount their first professional Production, A Twisted Tale of Hansel & Gretel. This will tour nationally to theatres across the UK in 2018....