Become a member

Our members support the work of the ABF by putting us in touch with actors and stage managers who need our help, generating income from annual subscriptions, and voting at the AGM.  

You are able to become a member if you are a professional actor or stage manager and are aged 18 and over. To become a member for £20 a year minimum subscription, please apply here.

Request an application

If you'd like us to send you an application form via email or post, please contact us below.

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Download an application

Alternatively, you can download the form via the button below and send it in to us.

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Apply online

To access the online form, click the button below.

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I am so grateful – not only does the money help in a very practical way, but I am deeply touched to know that the charity has been there for me. It is certainly a comfort in challenging times.
Anonymous
Times have been difficult for our family recently, as you are well aware, but the personal understanding, generosity of the ABF and friendship have been a wonderful lifeline.
Anonymous
You have treated me with such care and warmth and generosity that I am profoundly moved by it. I am improving daily and soon I hope to be back at work. I will never forget your kindness.
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The Actors’ Benevolent Fund is receiving a great many requests for help linked to coronavirus. We are a small organisation and aim to respond to enquiries as quickly as possible, but please be patient awaiting a response. Our office in central London is closed, but ABF staff and Trustees are working remotely to try to help those who need us.

The ABF is considering applications from professional actors, actresses and stage managers who:

Please think carefully before you apply, and check that you are eligible to apply.

With so many people asking for help we have to take difficult decisions about the support we can provide. It may be the case that even if you meet the ABF’s eligibility criteria, we may not be able to offer you any support. If that is the case, we will signpost you towards other organisations that might be able to help.

If you have any questions, please call us on 020 7836 6378.