The John Fernald award is open for theatre makers and directors from the UK or Republic of Ireland with some professional experience in the field with the aim of funding or part-funding a maximum of two successful applicants in directing a play or site-specific event. A total of £5K is distributed annually. Professional theatres may also apply on behalf of a director they wish to hire. Submit application by 28th February 2019. Applications are open http://www.equitycharitabletrust.org.uk/other-grants/john-fernald-award/and the Award is chosen annually in March.