Making a donation? Great! You’ll make a real difference to people behind the scenes in film, TV and cinema who need it most.

Every donation large or small is massively appreciated.

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How your donation will help


covers the cost of 4 calls to the Film and TV Support Line, giving detailed information, guidance and support to those that need it.


could support someone struggling to pay their bills. Helping them stay in our industry.


could cover the cost of 2 counselling sessions to help support someone through tough times.

Donations from people like you have helped us do all these things:

Keep The Film and TV Support Line running, this is a 24/7 listening ear on a huge range of issues. The friendly team are here to help with debt and money worries, depression and anxiety, bullying and harassment as well as career development.

Give financial help to those in need. In the last 18 months, we were able to provide 3,500+ financial grants – including 2,300+ Covid Emergency relief fund recipients and 1,000+ general support grants.


Offer free access to 1,000+ counselling and legal advice sessions with a friendly and trained team. From professional to personal life, we’ve helped people overcome some of the most serious situations life throws up.

Support grassroots activity promoting wellbeing, community, productivity, equality, diversity and inclusion, including anti-racist activity in our sector through our Community Grants.

Helping make a real difference to your colleagues’ lives

“All I can say is thank you very much. I have a young family and no income at all. Very much appreciated.”

Alya, Sound engineer


“I was so stressed and worried about how to keep myself out of debt over the next couple of months and you’ve thrown me a lifeline by awarding this grant. I can’t thank you and the funders enough.”

Gary, script writer


“I know this conversation is no guarantee of help but just knowing there are avenues has been such a relief! I have felt very isolated”

Susanna, Costume designer