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Well, the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund may be able to help.
Have you heard of MMBF?
MMBF is a charity based in the UK, and focuses on supporting aspiring pilots. The charity assists individuals in their quest to become pilots through grants towards PPL, CPL, and other pilot training courses. No matter where you are in the world, MMBF may be able to help you, as their charity extends help worldwide.
Filmmakers and actors may also benefit, as MMBF also provides support and resources for filmmakers through training, grants, bursaries, and sponsorship for events such as film festivals or award ceremonies.
Founder, 22-year-old Matthew C. Martino, is a film producer, philanthropist, and actor who commented on the Trust, stating,
I want to support the two industries that have made me what I am.
Aspiring pilots and filmmakers will find that the main source of support from MMBF is in the form of education and training in both the aviation and film industry.
Financial grants provided by MMBF include:
- Private Pilot License
- Aviation Courses
- Pilot Study Packs
- Pilot Medical Exam Costs
Filmmakers and actors can benefit through MMBF's support options including:
- First Time Director Fund (for director's under 21)
- Film Festival Submission Cost
- Young Actors Grant
- Film Newcomer Grant