Funds Open for Applications

  • Incubator Fund 
    Grants of £5,000 to £30,000 for businesses, collectives, and not-for-profits working in the music industries. The fund is designed to help open up access to sustainable careers in music for people aged 18-25, particularly those who are underrepresented; and to support creative employers to innovate and incubate new and diverse talent.
  • Trailblazer Fund (previously Fund A)
    Grants of  between £2,000 to £30,000 for organisations that support children and young people facing barriers to make, learn and earn in music.
    Round 2 is open for applications.
  • Catalyser Fund (previously Fund B)
    Grants of between £30,001 and £300,000 for established organisations that support children and young people to make, learn and earn in music.
  • NextGen Fund
    The Youth Music NextGen Fund offers young creatives (aged 18 – 25, or 18 – 30 if they identify as Disabled) grants of up to £2,500 to make their ideas happen. We’ve launched the NextGen Fund to help emerging musicians and behind the scenes creatives take a step forward in participating and changing the music industries.
  • Fund C
    Fund C awarded larger grants of up to £160,000 for projects with a dual role of delivery and strategic work; expanding and embedding high quality, inclusive music-making. There are thirteen Fund C grantholders (who also go by the name AMIE or the Alliance of a Musically Inclusive England).  These organisations have recently been awarded a one year extension meaning the programme will run to March 2023. We won’t be launching another Fund C programme after this date – read more in our latest grant changes blog.
  • Music Education Hub Development Fund
    The Music Education Hub Development Fund offered grants of up to £50,000 to partnerships of at least three Music Education Hub lead organisations.
    Currently closed for applications.



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