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“There was a wow factor from the moment I got involved. If I could describe it, it was almost like walking through the looking glass. I realised that you are a charitable organisation and that it does cost money and that you provide something tremendous.” - Malcolm, National Centre Supporter 

Contributions to our Launchpad and Lift Off funds at any and all levels are welcomed. Together, fund donors are enabling the National Centre to deliver our core programmes across the UK to children and young people and to professional circus artists all year round.

Notification: To make a regular contribution to one of the below funds please sign up via the links below or email →

£20 per month

A direct debit gift of £20 per month or £240 per year is equivalent to the cost of a young person attending our annual National Youth Circus Event or a day of technical support for a professional circus company.  At this level, we will be pleased to offer the following benefits*:

  • Regular newsletters
  • Invites to two Degree Show guest nights each year for you and a guest
  • Invite to one Behind the Scenes event each year for you and a guest

*Benefits subject to change

Sign up to donate £20 per month here.

£83 per month

A direct debit gift of £83 per month or £1,000 per year is equivalent to the cost of giving two free workshops to a local school or one day of subsidised training for our 400 professional artists. It will also qualify as a Champion level gift and will be recognised as such with a number of exclusive benefits including*:

  • Regular newsletters
  • Access to Degree show guest nights and Behind the Scenes events
  • Recognition of support on the National Centre’s website and production programmes
  • Opportunity to dedicate your support to a particular strand of our work through the Launchpad and Lift Off funds
  • Annual project report to document how your support has made a difference
  • Tours of our home - the Shoreditch Electric Light Station – by request

*Benefits subject to change

Sign up to donate £83 per month here.

25th Anniversary Benefactors’ Circle

Join this exclusive group of supporters and shape a culture of circus in the UK. Find out more.

Other ways to give

You can also make a one off donation or join our Easyfundraising scheme.

Become a Friend

Join our new circle of regular givers.

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Our trustees and supporters.

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