Every donation is valuable and 100% will go to helping ensembles create paid performance opportunities for artists who have been devastated, financially and emotionally, by Covid-19 cancellations.  If you are able to donate by bank transfer or cheque, this will allow us to claim Gift Aid (if applicable) and to formally thank you. For more information, please contact us.
To make a donation by bank transfer, standing order or cheque:  
Download Donation Form with all details.


To make a donation online, please visit Tina Vadaneaux’s GoFundMe Page:

Donations will go 100% towards grants that will directly benefit period-instrument ensembles to ensure their survival - every gift is valuable. 

Some examples of costs faced by period-instrument ensembles and musicians



£50 can recover lost ticket sales from 2 seats at a Messiah Performance

£200 covers a performance fee of an ensemble musician

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£600 to tune and transport a harpsichord

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£2500 for PR and Social Media publicity for a year

£8,000 for technical crew and orchestra management per single performance


£100 can help fund coaching fees for a young artist with a bright future.


£500 covers the fee of the leader of the orchestra for a performance


£1500+  can cover the fee of the conductor, or a high-profile soloist


£6000 for venue hire and ticketing for a performance

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*please note, this is not an exhaustive list and omits additonal expense such as rehearsal fees or on-costs such as porterage/travel. These figures above are very approximate, but help to illustrate the necessary expenditure that your donations will enable through Continuo Foundation Grants.