Who is the Theatre Community Benevolent Fund?
The Theatre Community Benevolent Fund, TCBF, provides financial relief in a confidential, respectful manner to individual theater practitioners and non-profit theater organizations of Greater Boston and the surrounding areas, facing occurrences of a catastrophic nature including but not limited to extreme illness, devastating acts of nature, housing emergencies, vandalism, and theft, and who have limited or no resources with which to handle such events. TCBF recognizes the essential value of artists and arts organizations to society, and treats all applicants with dignity, discretion, and compassion.For information on the history of TCBF, please click here.
Who is eligible to apply?
All active individual theater practitioners – those whose life’s work is the theater, regardless of amount of income from said work – and all operational non-profit organizations of Greater Boston and the surrounding areas are eligible to apply for TCBF funds. It is expected that individual applicants have an established and documented history of theatrical performance, directing, design, writing, production, or administration in Greater Boston and/or the surrounding areas.For information as to what emergencies fall within the TCBF funding parameters, please go here
How do I apply?
Please visit the TCBF website for application information.
How do I donate to TCBF?
Please send your tax-deductible contributions to:
Theatre Community Benevolent Fund
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144
or click here to donate via the TCBF website.
TCBF is an independent non profit organization.