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



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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Dan Marshall

Songwriter

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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News






June 8, 2021

Annual Survey Results

Earlier this year, we asked PRS members what difference support from the Fund had made to their situation in 2020. This was the first of our annual rolling survey, which we will be sending out […]

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June 1, 2021

Missed our live webinar? No worries, you can watch the recorded version here.

On Tuesday 18th May 2021 we hosted the “Mental Health Awareness: resources for music creators” wellness webinar with our partners’ BAPAM (British Association of Performing Arts Medicine) and Help Musicians, along with Music Support and […]

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May 28, 2021

Heather Small becomes our new patron

Soul singer-songwriter and Gold Badge recipient Heather Small has joined the PRS Members’ Fund as a new patron of the charity. Heather Small is a soul singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead singer […]

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