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Arts Emergency

We help young people get a fair start in the arts and humanities 

94%

of mentees have felt more positive during lockdown because of our support

What we do

Arts Emergency is an award-winning mentoring charity and support network. Our Network members share opportunities, contacts and advice so that young people can flourish in higher education and the cultural industries.

How to help

You can contribute to a fairer creative sector by joining our Network and sharing your time and expertise directly with young people.

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Smiling mentors and mentees sit across a table from each other.

Your next steps

Check out our resources for advice on higher education and taking your first steps in your creative career.

Support us

With your help, we can shift the power and make a real difference in the lives of thousands of young people.

Could you help fund expert mentors, guidance and opportunities today?

80%

of our funding came from individuals in 2019-20

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