Support Us

GemArts is part of Gateshead Visible Ethnic Minorities Support Group (GVEMSG), supporting BME, asylum seeker and refugee communities for over 25 years. We give everyone the opportunity to engage with high quality diverse arts, whether as producer, participant or audience member. Our expertise and experience enables us to create award winning particpant led projects and present an exceptional performance programme, which celebrates diversity and truly offers something for everyone.

Images: GemArts Mini Movers session by Anna Miller

Your support helps us make a positive difference to the lives of individuals and communities who need it most. The more money we raise, the more opportunities we can offer, and the more lives we will improve across the region. You can make a donation here, and right now we can double your gift thanks to Arts Council England.* Gifts of all sizes make a big difference, so please give what you can.

Images: GemArts Masala Festival 2016 Mini Mela dancers by Anna Miller

As a charity we are reliant on raising funds from a variety of sources, which we ensure benefits more than 81,000 people each year. Through generous donations GemArts is able to offer equal access to the arts, bringing life enhancing opportunities to individuals and communities.

‚ÄčThere are a number of ways you can make a gift to our charity, including;
ONLINE Make a secure online gift using the donation form here.
BY CHEQUE Make payable to GemArts, post to GemArts, GOTH, West St, Gateshead NE8 1HE please include your name and contact details on the back.
OTHER OPTIONS If you would prefer to make a donation by bank transfer please contact for GemArts bank account details.  

Got your own exciting fundraising ideas? You can speak to a member of GemArts team by calling 0191 440 4124.

GemArts is registered with Easy Fundraising which enables online shoppers to donate to their favourite good causes, at no extra cost to the shopper, the donation comes direct from the retailer. Visit our Easy Fundraising page for more information on the site and how you can raise donations for GemArts through your own shopping.

Catalyst Evolve each £1 we raise will be matched with a further £1 donation from Arts Council England up to July 2019.

GemArts is part of Gateshead Visible Ethnic Minorities Support Group, registered charity number 1008100.