Reading Rep could not exist without the support of various public funders. We are incredibly grateful for their support.
You can find out more information about them below. If you are interested in supporting us please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing [email protected]
Arts Council England
Championing, developing and investing in the arts and culture in England.
Awards For All
A Lottery grants programme that funds small, community-based projects across the UK.
Children in Need
BBC Children in Need awards grants each year to organisations supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the UK.
European Union Fund
Each year the ESF helps millions of Europeans improve their lives by learning new skills and finding better jobs.
Reading Borough Council
Reading Borough Council’s Cultural Partnership celebrates arts and culture in Reading.
Reading Rep could not exist without the support of numerous trusts and foundations. We are incredibly grateful for their support. Most of our education and outreach work is free at the point of delivery, and this is thanks to the generous support listed below.
If you are interested in supporting us, please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing [email protected]
ACT gives large and small donations to projects that make a transformational change and have a high level of impact on individuals, their families and communities.
Allen Lane Foundation
Making a lasting difference to people’s lives
Berkshire Community Foundation
The mission of BCF is to inspire philanthropy and charitable giving – connecting people, ideas, resources and needs to make a lasting difference.
The Earley Charity is a local grant-making charity, which was founded over 300 years ago. It serves Earley and east Reading, and is now one of the largest local grant-making charities in central southern England.
Ernest Cook Trust
The Ernest Cook Trust gives grants to registered charities, schools and not-for-profit organisations wishing to encourage young people’s interest either in the countryside and the environment, the arts (in the broadest sense), or in science, or aiming to raise levels of literacy and numeracy.
The Foyle Foundation is an independent grant-making trust that distributes grants to UK charities.
Garfield Weston Foundation
From small community groups, to large national institutions, the Foundation’s aim is to support organisations that have effective solutions to helping those most in need.
Hilden Charitable Fund
The aim of the Fund is to address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are unlikely to raise funds from public subscription, known sometimes as ‘unpopular causes.’ Fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at a community level.
The Ironmongers’ Company
The Ironmongers’ Company supports projects that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential.
Lloyds Foundation invests in charities supporting people to break out of disadvantage at critical points in their lives, and promote practical approaches to lasting change.
The Morrisons Foundation makes a positive difference to people living in England, Scotland and Wales by offering grants to charities undertaking projects that improve people’s lives.
Red Hill Trust
Supporting the education of young people with emotional and behavioural problems.
Turners Court Youth Trust
Turners Court Youth Trust is a grant making trust which gives grants to charities and small community groups in the Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire region, which aim to help children, young people and families to fulfil their full potential by developing high quality, early intervention, prevention and support services.
Unity Theatre Trust
The purpose of Unity Theatre Trust is to advance the education of the public by fostering, promoting and increasing the interest of the public in the art of drama and in the co-related arts.
Reading Rep collaborates with numerous partner organisations throughout Reading, all of whom are dedicated to allowing our cultural scene to thrive. You can find out more about our partners below. If you are interested in collaborating with us please do not hesitate to get in touch with [email protected]
Reading College is a forward thinking and thriving further education college located at the edge of Reading town centre
Connect Reading is a partnership between the private, public, voluntary and community sectors that work together to address areas of need within Greater Reading.
Jelly is an energetic charity championing the creative arts. It enables art to appear in unexpected places and creates opportunities for people to look on and join in.