We rely on committed Revenue Funding and specific Project Grants to develop, manage and deliver the highest quality theatre programme.

Core Funding

We would like to thank the following revenue funders for providing the vital core income that underpins the company’s success:

  • Arts Council England NW
  • Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council / Link4Life Rochdale Boroughwide Cultural Trust
  • Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA)

Project Grants

Our vibrant and innovative artistic and participatory programme has also been made possible by valuable support from a range of specific project funders including, most recently :

  • Greater Manchester Strategic Arts Fund (GMSAF)/ Link4Life Arts Alive Project
  • Creative Employment Programme
  • Link4Life - Participatory Youth Theatre
  • Granada Foundation
  • Manchester Guardian Society
  • BBC Performing Arts Fund
  • NHS Clinical Commissioning Group
  • The Santander Foundation 
  • The Duchy of Lancaster
  • Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund

We are committed to actively seeking project funding partners who share the company’s vision and ethos. Other project funding partners have previously included:

  • Rochdale Youth Opportunity Fund
  • Arts Council England North West Grants for the Arts
  • British Council
  • AGMA Contingency Fund
  • Big Lottery Fund Awards for All England
  • Pennine Township Fund
  • Rochdale Youth Opportunity Fund
  • The Nationwide Foundation
  • SureStart
  • The Tudor Trust
  • Lloyds TSB
  • The John Lewis Partnership
  • Garfield Weston Foundation
  • United Utilities

If you would like to discuss supporting M6 Theatre Company, please contact Debs Palmer on 01706 355898 or

 “M6 Theatre Company produces powerful and impressive work and has been recognised internationally. The Foundation is proud to have been associated with the charity and hopes it goes from strength to strength”
Lisa Parker, Chief Executive, Nationwide Foundation