Helping individuals, families, schools and organizations overcome financial barriers to experiencing Shakespeare.

Established by the Bard Volunteers in 2009, the Access Fund eliminates barriers to participating in Bard programming. Individuals, schools, and community organizations can apply for subsidized access to our Education programs and Festival events. The Fund also creates opportunities for more access by underwriting partnerships and initiatives to address community need.


Please help us continue to offer subsidized programming and bursaries by donating to the Bard Access Fund. We’re grateful for donations of any size. A tax receipt will be issued for donations of $25 or more.   

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Ticket subsidies are available for K-12 student groups during our regular Season. More information will be available as our next Season approaches.