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Funding Opportunities

It's all about the music

Here you can find out about our range of funding programmes which are open to apply to all year round - each with it's own criteria for funding and application deadlines.

Open Funding - Funding for Organisations & Groups and Funding for Individuals (next deadline Mon 2 February 2015)

Momentum Music Fund – grants of between £5k and £15k to bands and solo artists to develop their careers

International Showcase Fund – our music export funding programme supporting artists for international showcasing

Women Make Music – supporting women music creators, composers and performers to make their mark. Next deadline Mon 27 April 2015.

Beyond Borders - The programme awards up to £15,000 to organisations working with at least two other partners based in the UK or Ireland that want to co-commission or tour new music across the UK.

Jazz Promoters Awards – grants of between £500 - £2000 are available to support new and established small-scale jazz promoters from across the UK

Bliss Trust Composer Bursaries - grants of up to £750 for professional development for composers of contemporary classical music, awarded in partnership with The Bliss Trust. Next deadline March 2015.

Steve Reid InNOVAtion Award - an innovative creative development project, supporting outstanding emerging artists through expert mentorship and vital bursaries of up to £1,500.