2014 PRS Centenary Appeal

September 1, 2014

 

Please help us support older and vulnerable PRS members today. For more information on making a donation, donating part of your PRS royalties or leaving a legacy, please visit prsformusicfund.com/appeal. Thank you.

 

The PRS for Music Members Benevolent Fund was formed in 1934 to offer help and support to PRS members in need due to conditions associated with old age, ill health and disability.

The Fund heavily relies on donations from members to continue offering help and support. Donations are being accepted via our Appeal page at prsformusicfund.com/appeal. You can make monetary donations, donate a percentage of your royalties or find out how to leave a legacy.

In 2013 alone, the PRS for Music Fund awarded over 1,237 grants totalling £427,632 to members who approached the Fund for help.

The Fund offers support to its members in many ways including:

Regular home visits
Debt management advice
Winter heating grants
Short-term low interest loans
Regular financial assistance
One-off grants
Specialist health assessments
Sheltered accommodation
Career counselling

 

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February 20, 2020

Vacancies at the creative hub Cyril Wood Court

Cyril Wood Court, the accommodation site in Bere Regis, Dorset, is specifically for creatives and here at the Fund we have nomination rights for potential residents.   Cyril Wood Court has a longstanding reputation for being a creative […]

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February 11, 2020

“One Love” Surgery February 2020

Are you a PRS member? Are you struggling financially, physically or emotionally and are in need of help? We want to show you some love this Friday. The Fund is holding its “One Love” Surgery 💘 […]

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January 20, 2020

One Day Changes Lives 2020

ACO SHOWS NEARLY HALF A MILLION TURN TO CHARITIES FOR SUPPORT, INCLUDING BASIC ESSENTIALS Grant-giving organisations, including PRS Members’ Fund, face increased demand for financial and non-financial aid within the music industry Press release January […]

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December 24, 2019

Tips for the festive season

The festive season can be joyous and fun, but for someone stressful and lonely. As a polarising time, winter put our mood lower than normal and especially who suffer of depression can find this period […]

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December 3, 2019

Christmas Newsletter 2019

December is a time for looking back at events which have happened during the year and looking forward with anticipation to the events which the new year might bring. In 2019 the Fund achieved many […]

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November 28, 2019

Universal credit and pensions: could you be missing out?

Tips for PIP! (Personal Independence Payments) Many of you tell us about the stress of completing PIP applications, attending assessment or reassessment, and problems with the appeals process.  For useful advice and information on avoiding […]

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October 16, 2019

Winter Heating Scheme 2019

PRS Members’ Fund, which provides financial support and welfare advice to PRS members and their families, has launched its winter heating scheme for 2019, which runs during the months of October until March 2020.   […]

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October 10, 2019

World Mental Health Day 2019

This year the theme of the World Mental Health Day is suicide and suicide prevention. Every year close to 800,000 people globally take their own life and there are many more people who attempt suicide. Death […]

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October 1, 2019

Looking for space to work on your songwriting?

In 2017 we announced a new scheme aimed at PRS members who may be struggling financially and in need of space to create or find respite, kindly funded by the Francis W Reckitt Arts Trust. We’re thrilled […]

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September 23, 2019

A tribute to Marc Bolan

Last week, Nicky Graham, Chairman of the Members’ Fund left a tribute at Marc Bolan’s memorial in Barnes, London, to commemorate 42 years since Marc’s sad passing. The memorial, donated by PRS in 1997, pays […]

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August 30, 2019

PRS Members’ Fund Rebrand Press Release

You may have noticed something different about us? After months of hard work, we have finally created our new identity, which includes a change of name, a new logo and colours and a refreshed website. Our rebranding […]

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June 6, 2019

UK Music organisations unites to support artists and businesses affected by PledgeMusic’s collapse

Yesterday, Wednesday 5th of June, we united with a group of music trade organisations and charities to launch an impact survey to assess and understand those that have been financially affected by PledgeMusic’s demise. Our […]

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