Musical talent is everywhere but opportunity isn’t: family finances and other obstacles too often get in the way. Awards for Young Musicians are here to change this. We directly support hundreds of young musicians from low income families each year, with funding and other help.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is the UK’s lead organisation for film, television and the moving image. Our role is to ensure that film is central to our cultural life. By leaving the BFI a legacy gift in your Will, you will be helping to preserve the UK’s film heritage and to protect its future.
Ever since 1753 when Sir Hans Sloane's Will triggered the foundation of the British Museum, legacies have expanded and enriched the Museum's collection. Today, legacies received from the generosity of individuals remain as important as ever in strengthening the future of the organisation. By leaving a gift in your Will to the Museum's Fund for the Future, you can provide vital funds that will help us conserve the past for generations to come.
Following the merger of the Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund and the Dance Teachers Benevolent Fund, this charity is now known as the Dance Professionals Fund (the working name of the Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund). The Fund offers support to dancers, dance teachers, choreographers and notators across different dance disciplines.
ETO believe that opera is for everyone. Each year, we bring live opera to more of the UK than any other company, visiting over 100 theatres, schools, libraries and arts centres, and reaching more than 50,000 people. We annually commission new operas for children in addition to our rich artistic programme that sees imaginative seasons of rarities staged alongside well-loved classics.
Since 1978 with the great support of people like you, we have provided life changing inclusive ocean voyages on our tall ships to over 50,000 people experiencing isolation through disability, mental health issues, acute health conditions, poverty and loneliness.
Marine Society and Sea Cadets is a charity that inspires teenagers across the UK to reach better futures. At the same time it empowers seafarers to access new pathways of learning. A vital gift in your will could benefit the next generation by giving teenagers a different kind of adventure that enables them to launch well in today’s complex and often overwhelming world.
Remembering the NT with a gift in your Will helps the National Theatre to plan for the future with confidence. Leaving a legacy is something that absolutely anyone can do. Your most personal and lasting gift can be of any size; every donation helps and no amount is too small. By leaving a legacy you will be helping future audiences to discover the wonder of theatre and enjoy the National as you do today.
Miles, Monk, Parker, Mingus, Coltrane - they all left great jazz legacies. Could you also leave a legacy to jazz? The National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) is the UK’s preeminent provider of jazz education. Its flagship jazz orchestra has been the country’s top young professional (under 26) jazz orchestra since our founding in 1965, performing around 40 concerts annually and acting as a gateway to the music profession.
Opera Holland Park is an independent charity committed to bringing the power of opera to the widest possible audience. We raise all our own funds and depend on the support of our patrons, Friends & Supporters, donors, sponsors, volunteers and legators.