Benevolent Fund

  The Coronavirus epidemic is an unprecedented crisis but we will get through it by facing it together.

Thousands of entertainment workers have lost their jobs and are in dire financial need as bills are beginning to mount up. Despite the public perception, the vast majority of performers, stage managers and creative practitioners working in the entertainment industry earn modest sums and this sudden loss of income is devastating.


VIDEO: Nigel Planer explains why he donated to the fund


Equity’s benevolent fund is here to support members with payments to help them get through this crisis. The union has put in significant funds but more is needed. If you can help this industry survive, please donate what you can below. If you are in need of help yourself, contact