Funding for music making projects (England)
Youth Music, England's largest children's music charity, which provides funding for music-making projects, has announced new application deadlines for its grant making programmes. Grants are available to fund developmental music-making projects for children and young people up in challenging circumstances as well as projects that support the development of the workforce, organisations and the wider sector. Youth Making's funding programme is made up of three separate funds.
• Fund A which offers small grants (£2,000 to £30,000) for high quality music-making projects
• Fund B offers medium-sized grants (30,001 - £100,000 per year for up to two years) for larger programmes of work
• Fund C offers grants (£50,000 to £180,000) for strategic programmes to help embed sustainable, inclusive music-making across a local area.
The types of organisations that are eligible to apply include charities, not for profit organisations and schools. Schools will however have to justify how to activities to be funded do not duplicate Department of Education funding. The closing dates for applications to Fund A is 5pm on the 18th August 2017 and to Fund B the 12th May 2017. Fund C is currently closed to applications.