The PRS Members’ Fund: supporting you through times when you need help.

We provide support and advice to PRS members and their families, who may be struggling financially, physically or emotionally and are in need of help.

Success stories



Artboard 1

Annual Survey Results

Earlier this year, we asked PRS members what difference support from the Fund had made to their situation in 2021.…

WATCH

Artboard 1

PRSMF X International Reggae Day 2022

The PRS Members’ Fund is delighted to support British Black Music and partners with their targeted events, which highlight domestic…

WATCH

Artboard 1

PRS Members’ Fund 2022

At a time when life has become so unpredictable the Fund can provide a safety net for those PRS creators…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Black History Month 2021 – Wayne Hector

To close this year’s Black History Month our chairman Nicky Graham interviewed award-winning songwriter and our patron Wayne Hector, who…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Black History Month 2021 – Roger Wright

Our friend and supporter Roger Wright, also a PRS for Music singer-songwriter and actor, celebrated Black History Month with us…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Black History Month 2021 – Ayisha Rodney

Continuing with this year’s Black History Month theme, beneficiary and composer, Ayisha Rodney told us what she’s most #ProudToBe.

WATCH

Artboard 1

Black History Month 2021 – Heather Small

To honour this year’s Black History Month theme we asked our patron and M People lead singer Heather Small to…

WATCH

Artboard 1

PRS Members’ Fund 2021

Annual Report

We’re all aware of just how tough this past year has been, and the severe impact – financially and psychologically…

WATCH

Artboard 1

PRSMF X Black History Month – Jaelee Small

Here at the Fund we want to honour the enormous contribution that black songwriters and composers have made and continue…

WATCH

Artboard 1

PRSMF X Black History Month – Mike Lindup

Black History Month is an opportunity to celebrate the enormous contribution that black songwriters and composers have made and continue…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Our support for classical music

Before the pandemic started to take its toll we interviewed classical composer and violist Sally Beamish, and classical and media…

WATCH

Artboard 1

PRS Members’ Fund 2020

Annual Report

During the year so far many things have happened, notably the global pandemic which has put a strain on all…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Ashley Beedle

Songwriter, producer and dj

Ashley Beedle started his career DJing in the early 80s and in the middle of the 90s was among the…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Eugenie Matthias

Lead singer and songwriter

“The Fund helped me in my darkest time. That’s why I’m here.” Eugenie Matthias, better known as Jennie Bellestar Matthias,…

WATCH

Artboard 1

PRS Members’ Fund 2019

Annual Report

The PRS Members’ Fund is dedicated to supporting PRS members experiencing difficult times. We do this through the provision of…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Dan Marshall

Songwriter

Dan shares his experience with spiraling financial situation due to bad physical health, which was affecting his mental health. His…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Anthony Kavanagh

Singer and songwriter

After a triumphant career slowed down, Anthony found himself drinking, with addictions and was homeless. In desperate need he approached…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Kirsty Merryn

Folk musician composer

In need of space to re-find her creativity and to take a break from the pressures of everyday life which…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Jaelee Small

Singer and songwriter

We supported Jaelee with vocal therapy and surgery to repair her vocal chords which had hindered her career development, the…

WATCH

Artboard 1

Shirley Collins MBE

Folk Singer

After retirement Shirley was in need of dental treatment, which beyond her very limited income and resources. We helped Shirley…

WATCH

News






August 19, 2022

Tales of the unexpected

Those of us of a certain age might remember the TV program Tales of the Unexpected where tarot cards revolved around on the screen at the opening and closing credits, with the theme music for […]

Read More


August 16, 2022

Peer Support Group

The PRS Members’ Fund is financing Tonic Rider, in collaboration with Help Musicians, to facilitate a peer support group for Black PRS members to help promote better mental well-being within the industry. The group aims […]

Read More


July 14, 2022

125 years of tackling poverty. How Many More?

The PRS Members’ Fund is proud to support our partner charity Turn2Us who is launching a new campaign to ask: How Many More? of us will be plunged into financial insecurity or even poverty. The […]

Read More


Need support?

Contact us at fund@prsformusic.com or +44 (0)203 741 4067

Download the Application Form


GET IN TOUCH