Support LYT

Your Support Can Transform Local Lives

“I have been going through such a hard time lately and having LYT is one of the things that kept me going.  You guys built my confidence so much like a little bird learning to fly.  If I never found LYT, I don’t know where I would be.”
LYT Participant

30th Birthday Appeal:
Become a Regular Donor

“LYT has essentially altered the overall trajectory of their lives.”
Independent Evaluator, LYT’s BIG Impact Report, June 2017

In celebration of our 30th birthday year, we are launching a regular giving programme, enabling us to plan our work and achieve greater impact over the coming months and years.

How could my donation alter the overall trajectory of a young person’s life?

£5      a month  supports LYT’s Members’ Committee, for 25 individuals to shape LYT’s programme, nurturing their leadership skills and a sense of belonging

£10    a month supports our hardship fund, providing bursaries and targeted expenses to young people facing overwhelming financial difficulties so that can access our programmes to build emotional resilience and wellbeing.

£20    a month enables one disadvantaged young person to participate in our annual theatre programme, providing c.75 hours of workshops and performance, nurturing their social skills, teamwork, empathy and understanding

£50    a month  supports an LYT member to achieve a nationally recognised Arts Award qualification, building aspirations, developing critical analysis skills and a sense of self-identity

£100  a month  supports a Technical Theatre Facilitator, protecting the high quality of our programmes by providing inspiring leadership for our hugely popular Technical Theatre programme

How do I become a regular donor?
Download a standing order form here to set up a regular donation.

Gift Aid It:
As a registerd charity, LYT may be able to claim Gift Aid on your donation – 25p on every £1 you give.  If you give £25, we’ll actually receive £30. Download a gift aid form here to maximise the impact of your donation.


Why is my donation is needed?

LYT is a registered charity with an annual target of £220,000.  Costing an average of just £240 per person per year, donations of all sizes make a valuable contribution to the young people we work with, building their confidence and resilience.

Read more in our Case for Support to find out more.


Other Ways to Help:
Support us through the Co-Op Local Community Fund

Are you a Co-Op member? You can support LYT through your Co-Op Membership Account for no additional cost.

Just sign in to allocate 1% of what you spend to new our ‘Playing to Learn, Learning to Play’ project for early years children.