The Fidelio Charitable Trust provides grants in support of the arts, with a particular focus on dramatic and operatic arts, dance, speech and music.
The Foundation helps groups who need financial support starting a project, with a particular focus on supporting projects that help individuals starting out in their careers within the Arts. The trust does not consider applications for activities for people under the age of 21, or for course fees, capital items or retrospective expenditure.
Grants awarded vary in size but tend to be limited to a maximum of £5,000 and are usually offered to projects no longer than 12 months in length.
Applications are accepted three times a year, with closing dates at the start of February, June and October.
The application form is downloadable via the website, with applicants able to also submit a single side of A4 of supporting information. Detailed guidelines of what needs to be included in the application are also listed on the website.